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Mindful Yoga for Managing Anxiety

Author: Whether it is the patient or the caregiver, diagnosis of a serious health condition like the need for dialysis therapy can bring turmoil and trigger anxiety.The onset of anxiety affects you not only mentally but also physically. You may begin feeling one or more effects of…See More
Nov 29
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“I Don’t Want Dialysis” – Living with a Mother’s Wish

I still vividly remember her last night here. She wasn’t fully conscious. Just enough to keep pulling down the facemask providing her with oxygen and opening her eyes to stare at me, before she resumed dozing off. I have no idea if she knew I was there. Yet, I still sat at her side, holding her hand. The nurse on duty…See More
Nov 16

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Mindful Yoga for Managing Anxiety

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 12:57 0 Comments

Author: Lisa Mitchell

Whether it is the patient or the caregiver, diagnosis of a serious health condition like the need for dialysis therapy can bring turmoil and trigger anxiety.

The onset of anxiety affects you not only mentally but…

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“I Don’t Want Dialysis” – Living with a Mother’s Wish

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 13:37 0 Comments

I still vividly remember her last night here. She wasn’t fully conscious. Just enough to keep pulling down the facemask providing her with oxygen and opening her eyes to stare at me, before she resumed dozing off. I have no idea if she knew I was there. Yet, I still sat at her…

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Should moving towards the end of life begin a conversation?

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 9:30 1 Comment

Being Mortal

Dying is an inevitable part of life. In the manner that we celebrate and discuss the process of birth, why we can’t discuss the process of death? Even for medical professionals, who have seen people…

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Smartphone Apps: A Patient’s New Best Friend?

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 11:14 0 Comments

About 1 in 10 people develop some degree of chronic kidney disease (CKD). It is imperative to follow certain dietary restrictions if you are diagnosed with a kidney disease, which sometimes, can be difficult to manage. Technology has made things easier for us and with the development of smartphone apps, taking care of yourself is easier than ever. Today, we have come up with some useful apps that are designed especially for kidney patients. 

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