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Vancouver Teacher: Kidney Transplant and Vancouver

vancouver teacher: Without treatment, children with the disorder require a kidney transplant, and few survive beyond the age of 30.article continues below Trending Stories Support group targets Vancouver mistresses Striking Vancouver teacher dismisses criticism, says he's 'not a babysitter'Thanksgiving long weekend getaways not too far from Vancouver Richmond's off-street prostitution rings highlighted by deportation case Researchers say the disease was brought to Quebec about 200 years ago by an immigrant Irish family, according to Vancouver Courier. Sophie Laferriere, whose 9-year-old son Nolan has the disease, described in an interview the toll it has taken. The McGill team is leading North American efforts to develop a drug for nephropathic cystinosis, which is 10 times more prevalent in Quebec than elsewhere in the world. From the age of 5 months, Nolan stopped growing .... He didn't try to move around, she said. It was soon afterwards that physicians at the Montreal Children's Hospital, part of the McGill centre, diagnosed nephropathic cystinosis. At around 6 months, he was eating very little and continuously vomiting. ( As reported in the news.