Category Archives: social networking

Dialysis and Change

Change is good. Do something different!  Today!  Act on impulse.  If it is your “off day” from dialysis, go to a nearby park. go fishing, fly a kite, take a walk, drive a road off the main road that’s not your … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Washington, DC

(I apologize that this is over a month old and I and  I am just now posting it!  Frankly, I thought I had finished it but obviously I didn’t!)  As you may know I was in DC for the Fly-in … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Amazing

You’re not going to believe this but CMS/Medicare withdrew their proposed changes to Medicare Part D drug coverage for post-transplant patients.  Is that amazing or what?!  I don’t know if it was the actual intervention by the dialysis/transplant community or … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Giving Tuesday

The American Association of Kidney Patients is sponsoring an event called “Giving Tuesday” where we are encouraged to give to non-profits on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  For more about it and about the AAKP: CLICK HERE If you are not a … Continue reading

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Dialysis and DPC

I am back from Washington, DC with the Dialysis Patient Citizens protesting the cuts proposed by CMS to dialysis patients. This is what Dialysis Patient Citizens wrote about the DPC gathering in DC last week.  It summarizes it so very … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Tablet Computing

9/4/13:  I got a question about connecting to WiFi on a laptop or other mobile device.  To connect you need to have the WiFi service.  You can get it from an internet provider for a laptop/tablet/pad or via a WiFi … Continue reading

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Dialysis and My Cat

My cat taught me some lessons about myself and my dialysis experience so I’d like to pass that along. First, some history.  I’ve never been a cat person but this one decided it needed to live with us and that … Continue reading

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