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by crowes
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: The perfect hospital accessory
Replies: 7
Views: 5566

Re: The perfect hospital accessory

Haha! I love those plush organ toys! They even have plush germs! When my friend's daughter had chicken pox, I got her a plush chicken pox virus. She loved it! It's such a good get well gift. I wish I could foot her short term health insurance bill, but a new toy is the next best thing!
by crowes
Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: nxStage Users conference
Replies: 2
Views: 1948

Re: nxStage Users conference

The idea of remote care is interesting. I wonder if the bedside manner would still feel as warm? I don't know, I like in-person contact. But, if someone lives far away from quality care, it definitely makes sense.
by crowes
Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: New Member - New kidney problem
Replies: 10
Views: 6647

Re: New Member - New kidney problem

How is the fistula different from the Peritoneal dialysis? Which one has an easier recovery? I didn't even know there was an option. Did your doctor recommend the one that was covered by short term health insurance?
by crowes
Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Excessive Urinating After Transplant
Replies: 10
Views: 21893

Re: Excessive Urinating After Transplant

Fludrocortisone makes you retain fluids? That's very good to know. I've never been on Fludrocortisone, but in the past I've worried that I've been losing too much liquid from the countless medications and short term health insurance I've been on. How long were you on the medication?
by crowes
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: feeling weepy
Replies: 18
Views: 18435

Re: feeling weepy

I've been there. I understand how hard it is when you want to be happy, but instead you cry. I think it's part of the process. Sometimes it takes awhile for your body to adjust to the medication. If you stop suddenly, then your symptoms will be far worse. Is your doctor supportive and empathetic of ...