Monthly Archives: August 2015

Out patient surgery shouldn’t last this long!

SURVIVAL TIP: About 2,000 people in North Carolina are on waiting lists for a kidney. In South Carolina, nearly 800 wait for a kidney (as of 08/21/15)1. Nationwide, 101,662 individuals await kidney transplants (as of 4/22/15)2. The day after Christmas … Continue reading

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Author Lisa Dunn guest posts about “Heir of Koradin”

Hi! Today I am pleased to introduce my friend Lisa Dunn and her books “Grit of Berth and Stone” and “Heir of Koradin”. These Young Adult fantasies are wonderful tales, well told, and more thought provoking with each read. Every … Continue reading

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I’m not really that sick

SURVIVAL TIP: Know that your family wants the best for you. Most will honor your request not to come to the hospital. But if you love them, keep them updated so they can pray instead of wondering and imagining the … Continue reading

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Plan for unforseen circumstances

SURVIVAL TIP: July 28 is World Hepatitis Day. Dialysis and transplant patients are immunized against a couple of types of hepatitis. This isn’t necessarily covered by Medicare or insurance. Some patients might choose a “high” risk transplant from someone who … Continue reading

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