Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dialysis and Nutrition Labels


Here it is!  The Nutrition Label explained especially for dialysis patients!  Yay! Thank you to the persons who produced this.  Their names are at the bottom-right on the picture.  I’m in a hurry right now but I’ll be sure to give … Continue reading

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Dialysis and HR-4814


I’m going to pester you about this because it’s way too important so, please forgive me. Recently, a bill called “H.R.4814 – Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014” was introduced in the U.S. House of … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Exercise


Originally posted on Bob Northam:
Bob Here Some things in life are just not meant to co-exist. A plaid jacket and striped dress shirt. (Okay, who’s been peeking in my wardrobe??) Twinkies and mustard. Democrats and Republicans in Congress. Exercise…

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Dialysis and Kidney Care Bill


A bill has been entered into the House of Representatives that is extremely important to all of us kidney and dialysis patients.   According to the Dialysis Patient Citizen: This bill seeks to advance several proactive kidney care policy initiatives … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Insomnia


Updated 2/11/15.  Scroll to the end for the update… I originally published this last year but I keep getting questions about it, so I’m reissuing it now.   Did you know that as many as 80 percent of dialysis patients … Continue reading

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