Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dialysis and 5 Myths


Dear Readers! Last month, for World Kidney Day, the British Columbia Renal Agency in Canada released a publication called, “A time to correct some myths about kidney disease”.  It lists five myths about kidney disease and attempts to correct them … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Diarrhea


Update: 7/8/14:  The other side of the coin… constipation.  I posted about this in “Dialysis and Constipation” Update 4/5/13:  I’m republishing this article (originally published 10/13/12) as there are several hits every day on this blog site looking for information … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Multi-List Transplant


I came across this article and podcast from the Renal Support Network’s “Kidney Talk” program and figured I’d pass it along. I am often asked about transplants and new patients especially ask me.  Their nephrologist may have suggested they get … Continue reading

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Dialysis and EEOC Mediation


I got a call that we’re scheduled for the “The Mediation”  In less than a month, we’ll meet at the EEOC and perhaps conclude this part of my life. Some background:  I was gainfully employed until suddenly one morning about … Continue reading

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