@donnaactive 6 months, 1 week ago
@frustrated, welcome to our group! We are all here to support you in any way we can. I read your profile, and can certainly understand your frustration. My husband is also on dialysis, and has a doctor’s appointment this week. I will ask if the doctor or nurses have encountered similar issues with any of their patients. You and your husband have…[Read more]
Welcome! Please share more about your caregiving situation as you find time. We are all here to support you in whatever way we can. This is a comfortable place to express your concerns and fears, among others with similar feelings.
So sorry to hear about the issues John is facing with dialysis. It sure seems like a crazy balancing act, doesn’t it? We need to be sure they get enough protein and potassium, but limit phosphorus. Is John already taking Renvela, a phosphorus binder? My husband takes 2-3 pills per meal to help bind the phosphorus together, so it’s…[Read more]
Hi, Michael…welcome! My husband has been doing peritoneal dialysis for a year now. It has definitely been the right choice for us. I’m glad to hear that it’s going well for John, too. I know that travel is certainly possible while on PD. This is one of the advantages of doing this type of dialysis. Our dialysis nurses have always…[Read more]
donna commented on the post, Our Events In Honor of National Family Caregivers Month 1 year, 5 months ago
Kiss A Caregiver Day? Sounds interesting! How am I just now hearing about this?
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