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Dialysis and Needle Pain

I posted this a couple years back but it’s a popular topic for dialysis patients, new and experienced, so I’ll post it again to refresh it.  It has some sage advice from other patients and how they deal with the … Continue reading

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Dialysis and The Procedure (2)

In “Dialysis and the Procedure“, we got to the point of actually sitting the chair. Here, then, are the next steps… Once in the chair, the tech will want to take your Blood Pressure again.  (Geeze! Again?)  But this is … Continue reading

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