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julius Patient Expert

Manila, Philippines
A chronic kidney failure patient undergoing dialysis treatment since 2003. I'm an enthusiastic person by nature and has interests on blogging, writing, reading, cooking, graphics design, and research work.
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Blogging Hiatus by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure It’s been quite some time since I last made a post here in DP. Some of you might think that I already lost interest in sharing my experiences on treatment . Well, this is ... Read on »
A Road Trip That Did Me Good by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I had a recent hiatus from blogging and wasn’t able to update my blogs due to a road trip I just took recently. My aunt, the one who’s been supporting my treatment , came ... Read on »
Don’t Let The Flu Get You by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Don’t let the flu get you. This is my mantra whenever the rainy season sets in. Influenza or the flu is more rampant during this season and being a dialysis pati ... Read on »
Gearing Up for the Rainy Season by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure It’s raining again outside our house and it just seem like a good time to make a post about it, and reminisce my  past experience about the rainy days here in the Philipp ... Read on »
Do Patients Ever Get Tired of Dialysis? by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I started my dialysis treatment on September 2003 and has been through it for almost seven years now. I have experienced so many things all that time, have seen fellow pa ... Read on »
Dialysis Update – June Laboratory Test Results by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I had my monthly laboratory test for the month of June taken last week and only just now did I find the time to post it here. The past week had been quite busy for me, re ... Read on »
Heat Reprieve by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure - image courtesy of Central Basin The past few months has been difficult for me as a dialysis patient, simply because I’m having a hard time tolerating the excessive heat br ... Read on »
Fish be with You by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Based on randomized, controlled data, omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil are now routinely used to prevent the progression of IgA nephropathy, the world’s most common glome ... Read on »
El Niño – Maximum Tolerance for Dialysis Patients by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure In a few hours I’ll be off to my dialysis treatment. I’m already planning in advance how I would conduct my travel from our house in Manila, to the clinic in Quezon City. ... Read on »
Hiatus by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure It’s been quite some time now since the last time I’ve posted on this blog. My last post, Blogging Again , is somewhat of a filler, and is actually not what you may call ... Read on »
Blogging Again by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Related Reading: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times Quotable Quotes Great Quotes From Great Women Quote Junkie: Motiva ... Read on »
Nature’s Wrath When Least Expected by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The previous onslaught of Tropical Storm Ondoy last Saturday, September 26 left people here in Metro Manila stunned and grieving. Floods devastated the city and left traff ... Read on »
Back from the Dead by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure It has been quite some time since the last time I have updated my blog. I’ve been recently experiencing internet connection problems. This, together with my current set ... Read on »
Hypertension – Living with It, Dealing with It by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Hypertension or High Blood Pressure, as it is more commonly known, is one of the silent killers that plagues the general population. It owes its lethal efficiency to the f ... Read on »
Hepatitis and Dialysis Patients by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The Pinoy’s common conception of getting infected with Hepatitis is eating street foods that are unsanitary. On occasions, you would sometimes overhear somebody jokingly p ... Read on »
Dialysis Update – Taking Steps on A(H1N1) Prevention by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure This was the news 5 days ago describing the current status of the A(H1N1) Influenza Virus rampage, a.k.a. Swine Flu, here in the Philippines: MANILA – Thirty-three n ... Read on »
An Insignificant Voice On A Significant Issue by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Did you recently encountered the question “Why do you blog?”. I do, and I always find the time to read through posts just to know why bloggers do what they do. You might b ... Read on »
Laboratory Tests and Blood Levels for Dialysis Patients by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Dialysis patients are required to take monthly laboratory tests. This is to ensure proper monitoring of our body’s blood and chemistry levels. These tests are also used ... Read on »
Anemia in Kidney Failure and Dialysis Patients by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Most of us already know that our kidneys filter the waste from the food we eat. But few are aware that waste filtration is only one of the numerous jobs our kidneys perfor ... Read on »
Hypertension and Kidney Failure by julius Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Hypertension or high blood pressure runs in our family. Several of my relatives either died of a heart attack or stroke caused by hypertension that's been left untreated... ht ... Read on »