Monthly Archives: September 2012

Dialysis and ADA

I came across this article about a kidney patient in Florida who is  suing his former employer for terminating him off shortly after he announced his kidney problems.  They claimed it was a reduction in force but he points out … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Food Stamps

Digital Journal had an news item from Warner-Robbins, Georgia about a woman awaiting a kidney transplant and her humiliating experience using her  food stamps debit card at a local Kroger.  She got into an argument with a cashier about some items … Continue reading

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Dialysis and THANK YOU!

Yesterday, Sept 26, 2012 was the greatest number of viewers on one day since I started this blog and, obviously, that wouldn’t have been possible without you.  So, thank you for reading my blog. I like to think I’m helping … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Disability

October is Disability Employment Month… just in case you wanted to know that minor fact!  LOL I did a double-take when I read this: “They may need education on the long-term negative effects of taking disability on patients’ health and well-being.” … Continue reading

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Dialysis “Zombies”

In my previous post about “Patient-Centered Care“, I wrote about being a kidney (CKD) patient for nearly a decade before I went on dialysis and how little I was informed about my condition and it’s inevitable end as ESRD.  In … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises!

I promise tomorrow to release my post about Patient-Centered Care! You’ll love it. It’ll be worth the wait. In the meantime, my latest blog is about “Fluid Control“…. yes, again!  It’s a problem and always will be for me! DevonTexas … Continue reading

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Another Dialysis Blog

I’m working on an article for about my most “unfavorite” topic, Depression.  I’ll let you know when it gets published. It’s almost funny that I should be asked to write about depression because I barely survived it but it’s … Continue reading

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