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Dialysis and Cramping updated


Cramping isn’t good!  CRAMPING IS BAD! (update 6/26/16: See the comments for more thoughts about cramping) Aside from the fact that it is excruciatingly painful, it is an indication that something is wrong during dialysis.  Too much fluid is being … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Hand Cramps


While looking at the search terms that led people to this site, I found this: “hand cramp vulcan live long and prosper” I laughed out loud at that one because I have the same problem occasionally.  My hand/s will cramp right … Continue reading

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Dialysis and AMA


Eileen Boyle, MSW, authored an article in the August issue of RBT+ (a digital magazine published by RenalBusiness.com) about keeping patients in their prescribed treatment for the entire duration.  The point is that all too often patients don’t stay for … Continue reading

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I’m working! I’m working!


Updated 8/31/12: Still working on my next posting.  Sorry for the hold up.  That Wednesday session took the wind out of my sails!  Also, I spent my last bit of energy on the Hurricane Issac posting.  It was important to … Continue reading

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Dialysis and The Procedure


If you’re looking forward… wait, not a good way to phrase that… if you’re going to enter Dialysis soon, it might be helpful to get an idea of the process.  First thing is you get a shift and days.  There … Continue reading

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