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Diabetes

I have a dear friend in South Africa who runs a BEMER Distributorship there and he shares some wonderful information about Diabetes:

Diabetes

Diabetes negatively affects the way your blood flows through the body. 241 more words

Neuropathy

Busy busy

I haven’t been posting as much cuz I’ve been working! All the time! I need the money so it’s a good thing but I wouldn’t have minded staying home with the dogs! 148 more words

Dogs

A Kick in the Kidneys

As I’ve mentioned here a time or two, last year my husband was diagnosed with stage 4 Renal Failure just after I lost my job. 2016 was not our finest year. 241 more words

Storytelling

Transplant Time

(as promised, ‘the kidney is working; we are well and I have just had the greatest pee of my life!’ – 14th December 2016.)

So December had arrived and everybody was anticipating the 25th of December, Christmas day, but not me. 941 more words

CKD

Kidney failure: a partner's perspective

Depending on their age, people tend to remember where they were when Kennedy was shot; when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon; when the Berlin Wall came down; and when aircraft flew into the Twin Towers. 1,663 more words

CKD

Why do patients who make urine have to be on dialysis?

SURVIVAL TIP: If you are fortunate enough to still make urine, use the time to train yourself to drink fluids that fit into a renal diet. 526 more words

Dialysis

High blood pressure

What is high blood pressure?

Normal pressure in the main blood vessels arising from the heart is below 120/80 mm Hg. The higher value occurs when the heart contracts and pumps blood and is known as systolic blood pressure. 392 more words

High Blood Pressure