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Petition to the Government of India: Abolish taxes on Dialysis Equipment and Consumables by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 13 Feb 2013 10:40am The Government of India taxes dialysis equipment, consumables for dialysis and raw materials imported to make some consumables. Isn't that absolutely fantastic? You can't do anything to reduce our burden. But you will do everything in your reach to make it worse! This lopsided, irrational and inhuman taxation must be done away with immediate ... Read on »
"Dialysis patients are special too" by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 11 Aug 2012 9:30pm I found this post on a forum. This was posted by a renal nurse. I only wish more nurses and technicians were like this! "Renal patients get a bad press by healthcare professionals, and it bothers me. So just for the 5 mins it takes you to read my thread I want you to imagine you are a hemodialysis patient…………….. You can’t drive to dialys ... Read on »
Kidney Transplants are Cheaper Than Years of Dialysis and Lead to Longer Lives – Study States Patients are not Being Advised and by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 10:21pm 1 Comment This is a bit disturbing and I agree with the nephrologist from Harvard that says transplants should be mandated just for the simple idea for quality of life.  What is disturbing is the cost numbers cited below in reference to needing enough insured patients to offset the cost for low payments from Medicare?   I truly hope this had not entered th ... Read on »
No dialysis for 2 days - how it felt by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 12 Oct 2009 10:00pm When I went for the trip to Vizag and Araku, I did not dialyse for two nights in a row. I have done this very rarely. Only twice before, I think. This is a classic problem. If you want to do a meaningful trip, you have to go for atleast two - three nights away from home. That inevitably brings up the question of whether to try and get dialysis at a ... Read on »
Goa - Dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Jan 2011 8:24am Dialysis is an important part of any trip I do that is more than two nights. I have never spent more than two nights without dialysis ever since I have got on to PD in 1999! So, whenever I do long trips like I did to Goa, I need at least one session of dialysis. I had booked my session about two weeks in advance at Goa's Vrundavan Hospital a ... Read on »
NephroPlus brings dialysis to Mahabubnagar by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 Jul 2011 9:19am This morning, the third NephroPlus center was officially inaugurated. This is a very significant milestone in many ways. For one, there was no dialysis facility in Mahabubnagar. Dialysis patients currently travel about 100 kilometers each way to Hyderabad to get dialysis two to three times a week. It takes a good two hours to travel one way. S ... Read on »
What message would I like to give people on dialysis? by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Aug 2011 9:48am Yesterday, the Welfare Association of Kidney Patients, Hyderabad organized a one day picnic to Nagarjunasagar for kidney patients of the city. It was an excellent initiative that aimed to create awareness of kidney disease and the risk factors so that people could avoid it in the first place. The group planned to stop at various villages ... Read on »
Dialysis in India - the 'no choice' problem by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 30 Dec 2008 5:10pm (Another Disclaimer: When I refer to a doctor or a nephrologist, it is the average Indian avatar, definitely not all of them. There are exceptions, like the nephrologist who has treated me for the most part during my life on dialysis, Dr. Girish Narayen. I cannot thank him enough for introducing me to daily nocturnal home hemo because of which - I ... Read on »
Tanker Foundation in Chennai provides free dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 8:03am I got to know about the Tanker Foundation in Chennai recently. The foundation was set up in 1993 by a group of like minded people including the renowned nephrologist Dr. Georgi Abraham. The foundation provides free dialysis to those who cannot afford it. They also provide free fistula surgeries and have a number of other facilities like supply ... Read on »
How the Government can wipe out the financial problems of dialysis patients by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 18 Feb 2013 7:30pm The Government spends more than Rs. 1,000 crores on the Hajj subsidy given to Muslim pilgrims every year. According to Wikipedia , Maulana Mahmood A. Madani, a member of the Rajya Sabha and general secretary of the Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Hind, declared that the Hajj subsidy is a technical violation of Islamic Sharia, since the Koran declares that Haj ... Read on »