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(FOX 2) – It does not take lengthy to understand the unbreakable bond between these six ladies. Associates since grade college and junior excessive, they name themselves the She-Pack. When one soul sister is in want – they band collectively to assist.
“I simply came upon by a fluke, simply having decrease belly ache,” mentioned Lynette Nyberg “They despatched me in for an MRI and that is how they discovered it. It’s a genetic dysfunction however nobody in my household has it.”
Nyberg, of Canton, has been affected by polycystic kidney and liver illness for the final twenty years, however she not too long ago came upon her kidney perform has dropped to harmful ranges and she or he is in determined want of a dwell kidney donor.
“The previous 5 years have been the worst, as a result of the kidneys preserve getting larger and squishing different organs,” Nyberg mentioned. “A transplant – there is no such thing as a remedy. You both do dialysis, which could be very laborious on the system, get a dwell donor or cadaver. The dwell donor (kidneys) lasts twice as lengthy.”
As quickly as her She-Pack discovered, they put out the phrase, beginning a Fb group known as Lynette’s Kidney Quest. Many individuals have been examined, however have not certified as a match.
Now they’re driving round with hand-written pleas – asking individuals to please be their hero. Carol Desai knew they wanted extra publicity so she reached out to FOX 2.
“She is a superb particular person, very giving, she is a nurse, her job is caring for individuals so the least I can do is get the phrase on the market,” Desai mentioned.
Lynette continues to work her nursing job by means of the exhaustion and ache, which she says is feasible due to the assist from her husband and kids who decide up the slack at dwelling.
However with no donor, they worry how a lot high quality of life she could have left. They’re hoping to convey consciousness for extra individuals to get examined, and if potential, share their spare to avoid wasting her life.
“All of us would do something we will to assist Lynette get her life again,” mentioned Denai.
“The hope to get a dwell donor, but when not, I’ll do the dialysis, simply to be round for everyone.”
For extra info: On Facebook go here for Lynette’s Kidney Quest group.
These taken with donating can go to https://www.henryford.com/services/transplant/kidney/living-donor and write in that you’re taken with donating to Louise “Lynette” Nyberg.
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