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Second treatment at home–a Disaster!!

Search AmazonProduct SearchSo, today we were scheduled to do another treatment, but this time we would be alone.  No Jo to trouble-shoot for us.  With trepidation, we proceeded.  The set-up was done correctly, the sticks were great, and we initiated … Continue reading

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We’re Almost Done!!!

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday we are back to school and using the whole machine. Carly and I both don’t feel up to this. John came home last night with a stomach bug so we quarantined him in his room; but today … Continue reading

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Dialysis School — W4D3

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday is Wednesday and we are back in dialysis school. I took off Monday for the holiday and stayed at my home in Tulsa. Yesterday we came and had a good class. I was able to start her … Continue reading

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Just more of the same–W3D4

Search AmazonProduct SearchGot up early to start all over again today; were there early and set up with no problems. Set up the equipment to stick Carly and Jo came in to make sure I did not need help.  I got … Continue reading

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Bloody Wednesday–W3D3

Search AmazonProduct Search Since Carly was under the weather yesterday, Dr Thompson had her get labs done which caused her to have to get 2 units of whole blood this morning. That set our session back 1 1/2 hours later, … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–W3D2 Feeling sick

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday started out a bit off because Carly was feeling sick.  Her blood pressure was low and her oxygen saturation was low.  I put her back on oxygen and had her raise her legs and feet.  After a … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–Week Three and a Lactulose close call!

Search AmazonProduct SearchWe were late to class because Carly’s Lactulose (medication to lower ammonia levels that causes diarrrhea) plus her morning coffee kicked in and we made an emergency stop at the On Cue! store.  Once we arrived, we wasted no … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–Week 2, Day 2

Search AmazonProduct SearchSo on the second day of dialysis school this week, I was told to set up the dialysis machine that my daughter would be using.  I was nervous, but able to do it without much help.  I really … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–Week Two

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday we go to class again. My daughter had a significant nosebleed this weekend, but otherwise was feeling pretty good. While she was getting her dialysis treatment, I set up the other machine with very little help from … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–Day Four with Needles

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday’s class was longer than normal and included using needles, but we learned quite a lot of information.  In addition to all the new stuff, it was the first time in over a month that my daughter was … Continue reading

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