Schlabach Boys, Restoring the Smile

Many of you know the history of Darin and have been Praying for him. Darin has been dealing with an Auto Immune Disease since he has been 3. The disease causes his kidneys to shut down and causes many severe problems. Darin has been in and out of the hospital 3-4 times a year since he was 3. His kidneys and his immune system have been rapidly declining due to medications and the fact that his body hasn’t been functioning properly for years. A few weeks ago after a meeting with 3 pediatricians and a social worker at DeVos Children’s Hospital the doctors agreed that they were out of options. They told Mom that they would take him off the medications that he had been on for a few years so they could take him to Florida and have him evaluated by a Cellular Disease Specialist. After evaluation the doctor started him on a full detox and body cleanse. The cleanse will be followed up by a rebuild of the body and kidneys through a change in diet, supplements and continued evaluation.

A few weeks ago Jim went in to the hospital for abdominal pain. He ended up having emergency surgery to have his appendix removed. During the cat scan they found a 5” tumor on his Kidney. The doctor wanted to have surgery within the next few weeks to remove his kidney and he would have to be on dialysis the rest of his life. Further testing they found the tumor wasn’t cancerous yet. The last thing the family wants is for Jim to live the rest of his life dealing with the problem of missing a kidney. After consulting with the Cellular Disease Specialist during the trip down to Florida they came up with a plan to cleanse and rebuild Jim’s body so it will attack the tumor and leave Jim whole.

Jim and Chris have resisted asking anyone for assistance but the process with Darin has been a big financial drain on them for the last 13 years. I finally was able to convince them to let me set up a Go Fund me account to try to help them with the expenses incurred  through this process. The family covets your prayers and if you have ever been blessed by Jim, Chris or Darin and can help even in the smallest ways it would be an amazing blessing to them.
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Grace Schlabach 
Kingsley, MI
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