Staying busy as volunteer despite kidney problems

Thrice-weekly dialysis sessions have not stopped Madam Margaret Yeo from volunteering at Bedok Polyclinic.
Thrice-weekly dialysis sessions have not stopped Madam Margaret Yeo from volunteering at Bedok Polyclinic.PHOTO: ST FILE

Nearly two decades after undergoing a life-saving kidney transplant, Madam Margaret Yeo had some bad news - the transplanted organ had failed and she would have to go back to kidney dialysis.

But the sprightly retired administrative assistant has not let her thrice-weekly dialysis sessions stop her from leading an active lifestyle.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 27, 2018, with the headline 'Staying busy as volunteer despite kidney problems'. Print Edition | Subscribe