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Dialysis and pre-Transplant


Here is a great resource for getting on the Transplant List and preparing for the transplant process. This from the Renal Support Network and Lori Hartwell, the RSN founder who has been a hardcore supporter and educator of the Kidney … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Medications


Hey y’all… I came across this article from the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and thought it might be helpful to those wondering about the effect of medications on your kidneys. Some can be harmful to your kidneys. Caution, however. If … Continue reading

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Getting away: not always easy!

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Originally posted on Big D and Me:
Over the last six months, we have managed to get out of town occasionally, for one or two days around dialysis. By around dialysis, I mean that leave for our mini holiday accommodation…

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Dialysis and Kidney-friendly Snacks


Originally posted on DevonTexas:
1/15/16 Update – I saw a post on FaceBook that offered a free sample (just pay shipping) from Vida-Fuel.  I would highly recommend you try these snacks! Go to their WebSite to see the offer Hey…

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Community Run Dialysis – Inspirational!


Originally posted on Big D and Me:
Over the last week, I’ve been working on a new project that involved making a list of all the dialysis units in Australia (more on that soon). In the process, I discovered that…

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Dialysis and Phosphorus, Again


I came across this posting from The National Kidney Foundation about controlling phosphorus and I have to share it.  I especially appreciate that they cover ways to read the ingredients label and include a list of items you CAN eat … Continue reading

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#Dialysis and #Hope for #Kidney Patients – update


A few months ago, I posted the first part of this under the title, “Dialysis and Hope for #Kidney Patients” .  There are some promising developments and even more exciting things to come.  Here is an update… I recently attended a conference hosted … Continue reading

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#Dialysis and Social Media


My friend, Jim Myers, was a guest of the National Kidney Foundation and their Advocacy in Action Blog on the topic: “Why We Need to Be Active on Social Media”.   He makes some very good points about the effective use … Continue reading

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American Kidney Fund – Blog: 5 things you should know if you want a kidney transplant


5 things you should know if you want a kidney transplant Source: American Kidney Fund – Blog: 5 things you should know if you want a kidney transplant

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NKF in 2016: Legislative Priorities


Though the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased with our advances this past year to ensure kidney patient perspectives were considered and included in policy decisions, we are hard at work o… Source: NKF in 2016: Legislative Priorities

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