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Dialysis and your job (Part 3)


In a forum, someone posted that they felt they were coming under some extra scrutiny at their workplace since they started dialysis.  They asked if they should be concerned about that. Here’s my answer: They could be covering their butts … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Disability


October is Disability Employment Month… just in case you wanted to know that minor fact!  LOL I did a double-take when I read this: “They may need education on the long-term negative effects of taking disability on patients’ health and well-being.” … Continue reading

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Dialysis and your Job (Part 2)


Update: 9/16/12: A reader asked, “Can a person on Dialysis be laid off?” Here’s the answer: Yes.  However, if you are like me and were included in a “layoff” as I was, that doesn’t mean it was legal or just. … Continue reading

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CKD and Your Job (Part One)


If you’ve been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), you need to know some things about how this may affect your life and your work. According to  The Kidney Fund:  “The term ‘chronic kidney disease’ (CKD) means lasting damage to … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Thankfulness (Updated again)


Another Update: I’m working on the disaster planning post but, dang, it’s really complicated!  I figured to have it done this morning but it’s going to take longer.  Bear with me and watch this space!  Update:  I don’t have much time … Continue reading

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