Kidney patients living on hope
Foundation helps cover the cost of treatment for those with renal failure in the Philippines
- 12 Mar 2017 at 04:00
- WRITER: MIKEL FLAMM
LIFE SUPPORT: Michelle Dalay Resuello undergoes dialysis twice a week at Northern Mindanao Medical Center. Photos: SUPPLIED
When Michelle Dalay Resuello, 27, found out she was suffering from stage 5 kidney failure, she was shocked. Looking back to that day in March 2016, she smiles and says: "I was having a routine physical as I was planning on working abroad and needed proof to show I was healthy.
"The doctors told me I had been born with one kidney and it was failing."
Little did she know how much her life would change. Within a few days of checking into the Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan de Oro, the Philippines, her body began to shut down.
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