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    June 6, 2009 by Brandy Vencel

    Real quick. We now have a diagnosis, not of the original cause, but at least what they are now treating: HUS, long name Hemolitic Uremic Syndrome. Si is currently in renal/kidney failure. There aren’t a whole lot of treatments for this condition, especially when they don’t know what is causing it. Today, he went to the cath lab, where they put a little tube in his chest. Tonight, he had his first plasmapheresis.

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  • Reply Willa June 7, 2009 at 4:05 am

    I will be stepping up the prayers. I am glad you updated since in my experience with my son’s liver disease the prayers were a great, great comfort and help.

  • Reply Emily June 6, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    Dear Brandy, I am praying for Si…and for you and the children.

  • Reply Mystie June 6, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    Oh no. I am praying for stamina and wisdom for you and for recovery for your husband.

    Hang in there. This will develop further perseverance and wisdom for you and your family as you walk by faith.

  • Reply Jeana June 6, 2009 at 1:14 pm

    Still praying for you and Si, Brandy.

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