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Kay Wright's Story

Kay Wright
May 20, 2013

I have "Paired Up" with my sisters.  My late father was a dialysis patient who died due to diabetes complications and cardiovascular issues. My sisters and I are all diabetics.  I am a nurse educator at a dialysis facility and my middle sister also works in dialysis as a patient care technician.  We have made a commitment to each other to encourage each other to maintain a healthy lifestyle by keeping a close record of our blood sugars, taking our medications as prescribed, following up with our physicians regularly, maintaining a healthy diet and getting regular exercise.  Our goal is to live our lives fully and to be a model to our family.  We want to break the cycle of kidney disease in our family.