Monthly Archives: June 2016

5 Things You Don’t Learn Until You Are in Dialysis

SURVIVAL TIP: You can research as much as you like, but until you experience dialysis, you don’t fully understand the nuances. I say this to dialysis doctors, nurses and technicians. They¬† agree, but they don’t realize what we need to … Continue reading

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Patients must follow-up and be their own advocates

SURVIVAL TIP: If you feel uncomfortable asking questions and challenging a statement or diagnosis, bring someone with you who can. Your best advocate might be a friend instead of a family member who is emotionally involved. Note that advocates need … Continue reading

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