Tag Archives: DPC

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 DC


Update 9/9/13: In DC and having a wonderful meeting with many Patient Ambassadors from Dialysis Patient Citizens. On Twitter, see #stopESRDcuts as that is why we are here. Join DPC free. Its a patient advocacy group based in DC.

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Dialysis and Letter Writing


From the DPC (Dialysis Patient Citizens) Newsletter for August, here’s a very important and practical activity you can do that will have a huge impact and benefit all your fellow dialysis patients.  Write a Letter to your local newspaper.   … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Social Networking


Social Networking Update 3/30/13:  I bought my third table/pad computer a couple weeks ago.  I will post about  that.  I’ve learned much about the technology since my original posting. Update 9/18/12: I found this rather funny site illustrating “Social Networking” … Continue reading

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Isaac and Preparedness


I’m reading and hearing about patients impacted by Isaac.  Let me take this opportunity to make some important points.  I’ll pick up on my posting about “Dialysis and the Procedure” later.  This is too important.  We learned a lot about … Continue reading

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