Thank you. All of the info you provided is quite true but I am aware & already follow the suggestions you made...but still have problems. I see a specialist & am monitored with him regularly. I was on novo rapid insulin…"
I have had those same low spells and it is scary especially for those around you. Make sure and wear a medic alert bracelet in case you get low and no one that knows you is around. That lets medical personnel know immediately what issues you…"
"I thought that I would post a short video, which I am one of the featured PD patients sharing my story of peritoneal dialysis at home. All 3 stories are good, but if you watch this, I am number three in the patients sharing.This was…"
"Funny thing is I didn't have issues with my catheter until AFTER my transplant... I think it was 6 weeks after my transplant I was back in the hospital for a procedure to have it removed because it infected... I wound up with a case of…"
"Good morning... I was going to try PD at home but I decided against it. there are too many issues to deal with. As far as more freedom , I don't see how you have more freedom when you have to do bag exchange 4 times a day.
And beside, you may…"
"For me it wasn't my heart and lungs it was my stomach... I was nauseous all the time... But the cycler fixed that... My final fill was only a litre not 2... I went on PD just because I thought the fistula was ugly as well... At least with my…"
"I really want to try PD. I am not keen about having a misfigured forearm and literally having my blood taken out and put back in. I appreciate the info about fluid pressure on the heart and lungs. I want to work and doing PD at night seems like a…"
"Hi Pete...when I first developed my auto immune disease, I almost died. They treated me with high doses of prednisone & cyclophosphamide (drug to suppress the immune system). I was sick for a long time. At that time, the nephrologist said the…"
"Thank you for sharing PD boy. I am beginning to understand that we are not all alike when it comes to dialysis options.
Good luck with your foot. You might be interested to know my brother-in-law lived with diabetes for 54 years. He passed away in…"