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Read Patient Ambassador Stories on Living Well with Kidney Diseases

To raise awareness of the patient experience globally of kidney disease, patient ambassadors Manvir Victor (Malaysia) and Verónica Martínez (Mexico) share personal accounts of living with kidney conditions.

Read the full accounts here.

Manvir Victor was diagnosed with kidney disease in his mid-thirties and had to begin dialysis immediately. The experience initially had a dramatic effect on his emotional and physical well-being, and ultimately led him to become an active patient advocate.

Verónica Martínez was born with only one kidney and contended with kidney infections and additional health issues throughout her childhood and adolescence. Despite these challenges, she sought appropriate treatment enabling her to travel and live a satisfying and independent life.

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