Dialysis and Activism

activismWhile I was in Washington D.C. meeting with aides of Representatives and Senators, I took a moment to comment on why I became an advocate for kidney and dialysis patients.   They edited it well.  You can barely see my verbal stumbling.  That’s why I like to write.  I can go back and edit myself.   LOL

BTW Clicking on the image doesn’t start the video.  Sorry about that. I don’t know how to embed video yet.   It’s just a screen capture.

To see the interview, CLICK HERE.

© 2013 DevonTexas

About DevonTexas

I am a person with ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) which means my kidneys don't work. Forty or so years ago that would have been a death sentence but today there is Dialysis which means I can be hooked up to a machine that will clean my blood as the kidneys should. Three days a week, I go to a center and have too very large needles stuck in my arm to remove and replace my blood as it passes through a process where it's cleaned and the fluid is removed, a process taking a little over four hours each time. I want to advance knowledge about dialysis so that other patients can learn from my experience and mistakes. We shouldn't have to reinvent the wheel, eh? There is so much to be learned and experienced about our predicament. There are vast resources available to support us and enrich our lives but many patients don't know about them. There are also many issues that we have to deal with whether we want to or not. So I blog about them. All comments are confidential until I approve them. If you don't want your comment public, let me know and I will respect that. So, feel free to leave a comment. Enjoy.
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