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I am  49 y/o old female that found out about 2 years ago that my Kidneys are failing I have... More
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My name is Lori and I reside in the Northeast. I was just diasgnosed with PKD September 8, 2009. I... More
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Kamal on dialysis - my dialysis video by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I had my brother take a video of me starting dialysis myself one night. A lot of editing - removing... quite monstrous and ugly, however beautifully it works! For people not on dialysis, seeing a fistula...
When you say home dialysis, are you referring to home hemodialysis or Peritoneal dialysis... dialysis is certainly the way to go if you are suited for it. You should check out http
. Hemodialysis usually does not have any effect on blood glucose. Peritoneal Dialysis may, however cause... gets a facelift by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven The website about Dialysis in India ( ) has got a facelift. Well, the content is pretty much the same - not much has changed in dialysis in India anyway! The website...
Myths about Peritoneal Dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a form of dialysis that can be done at home, has fewer diet and fluid restrictions and offers an excellent quality of life. If you were to ask me which dialysis modality...
Know your dialysis: Ultrafiltration & Dry weight by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven For those of us lucky to be on dialysis, it is important to know some of the basic aspects of dialysis. As you know, the technicians and nurses looking after us during dialysis have so much time...
Arogyasree update by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven to cover anyone who requires dialysis. Earlier, the program covered only those who could not afford dialysis treatments. This was done by covering only people who had white ration cards. I have mixed...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 1 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . I could almost see it happening in front of me. March 1999. Kamineni Hospital, Hyderabad's dialysis unit.... I was by then, back on thrice a week dialysis. I had heard about Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) and also read...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 3 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven by my body from the dialysis solution. I couldn't care less however. I soon decided to take up atleast... on hemo because the nearest dialysis center was a 4 hour drive away. One other thing that made vacations...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 5 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . For some reason however, the efficiency of the dialysis had reduced. The amount of water that was being removed.... We did not know how to handle it. Why was the efficacy of the dialysis reduced? It was most probably...

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Treatment ... t dehydration. If kidneys stop functioning, a dialysis machine is used. This is a device that can replicate th ... » Read on
Why is it necessary? ... ot working properly, waste will build up in your blood. Without dialysis, the level of waste products in your blood will gradual ... » Read on