Category Archives: exercise

Dialysis and Information


This page was sent to me by the American Kidney Fund.  I though it was a very good resource and wanted to pass it along to you.  CLICK HERE to read it.

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Dialysis and Kidney Disease


Great article about kidney disease and the many factors that cause it. It makes a very good point about checking protein output in patients with hypertension and diabetes. This would pick up kidney disease in its early stages and allow … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Health Scare


OMG!  I usually check and double-check my links in anything I post.  This one time, I didn’t and, it didn’t work.  My sincere apologies! BTW… Y’all need to tell me if a link doesn’t work! Please! Here’s a fascinating video … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Pushing the Envelope


From Bill Peckham’s site “Dialysis From the Sharp End of the Needle” It’s Friday, so I’m putting aside politics today and doing something completely different. But if you want something REALLY different, check this out… Can you imagine rafting through … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Frailty


I came across this study that has some real relevance to us as dialysis patients so I wanted to pass it along.   To summarize:  it’s about a short test that can be useful in determining the risk of dialysis … Continue reading

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Dialysis and a Donor


There comes a moment when a person makes a HUGE sacrifice on behalf of another.  Here’s a blog being written by a woman who is donating her kidney to a complete stranger.  Amazing as that is, this has been going … Continue reading

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