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Delayed treatments always a risk

Other times we might not anticipate a missed treatment. Continue reading

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Select quality proteins

Your dietician can offer a recommended day-by-day diet and discuss it with you, your spouse or caretaker. Continue reading

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Avoid these tricky candies and treat your kidneys with good snacks

SURVIVAL TIP: Halloween and other holidays where eating is central to the celebration can be difficult for kidney patients, but your clinic nutritionist can help you make wise decisions. Do you still have Halloween candy around the house? Or worse, … Continue reading

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Bad news, fun times meet in the hospital

SURVIVAL TIP: Remember that sometimes you don’t have to visit someone or even talk to them on the phone to convey love and concern. A gift, a card, or kindness extended to a patient’s family can change the world in … Continue reading

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Transplant center prepares patients

The doctors determined I had kidney failure, and I was about to face dialysis indefinitely. Continue reading

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Seek Reasons to Be Grateful

SURVIVAL TIP: Pondering good thoughts makes us feel better than dwelling on difficulties. Americans celebrated Thanksgiving this past Thursday and many enjoyed the sales associated with that holiday weekend. It was a long weekend. Yippee! One the one hand, I … Continue reading

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Luxury: Eating What You Want

SURVIVAL TIP: Enjoy the luxury of eating as you likeā€”as long as you are healthy. And be responsible in getting annual blood work to catch problems early.   Within days of receiving a kidney transplant, I could eat whatever I … Continue reading

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