Sheckles Family Thanksmas 2016
Sheckles siblings: Steven, Ron, Roger, Jerry, and Thelma
Siblings Jerry, Steven and Ron Sheckles all have Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).
PKD is an inherited disorder in which clusters of cysts develop in the kidneys. Polycystic kidneys can be the size of large footballs and weigh up to 30 lbs each.
Update: Jerry, Ron and Steve have received a kidney transplant.
Kidney transplant - June 10, 2022
Time on transplant list: 5 years
Steve's living donor started the process July 2021 and found out May 3, 2022 they were approved to move forward with surgery.
Kidney transplant - March 26, 2021
Time on transplant list: 9 years
Kidney transplant - November 6, 2020
Time on transplant list: 5 years and 2 weeks