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Hello everyone. Let me begin by telling you about myself. My kidney disease started when I was a child from developing streptococcus and in 1997 hypertension brought it back on again and from 1997 to 2004 I was doing hemodialysis 3 days a week 4 hrs per treatment Dec 26 2004 I received a transplant and it lasted 6yrs and in Oct 2010 it rejected and I was put back on hemodialysis for a short period due to I heard about peritoneal dialysis and I gave it a try for a few years until I was hospitalized with a severe case of peritonitis that almost took my life. From that moment I decided to go back to hemodialysis and I continued going to the center. Let me remind you that I was having so many heart problems from dialysis where I was stented out where I had to undergo open heart surgery with 6 bypasses. I began t notice how I continued to develop more heart problems while going to center so I began to research Nexstage and decided I wanted to give it try. Let me tell you that this was the best decision I ever made. Not only for the convenience but for my health. Since I have been doing Nexstage I have not been having near as many heat problems as before and I'm not as weak and sick as I would be when I leave the center due to this machine is a WHOLE LOT GENTLE on my body as well as my heart and you don't experience that hard pull you would experience with the machine at the center. For the first time in my life me and my family will finally get to experience a real vacation without having to go to a center for treatment and for the first time we can finally go on a cruise which we have never had the opportunity to do because of dialysis. With the Nextstage it's making this all possible and have made my life better so I can do the things I always wanted to do which is share with son in his sports and thanks to Nexstage I am a volunteer coach on his football team. Lately I Been talking to different people on Dialysis about the Nexstage how much better. I really enjoy sharing with people about the Nexstage.
Anyone in North Jersey use Medtronic pump? I am on a trip there and just realized I have no pump supplies. I use 530G with 3 ml reservoirs (mmt-322a) and quicksets with 9 mm cannula (mmt-396). Thanks.
type 1 diabetes
Hello.. on a road trip and totally forgot to bring an omnipod pod with us Brought the insulin though . Anyone near by willing to let me borrow or buy one pod from them?
Supporting a child: type 1 diabetes
Hi all, I'm seeking donation of any dexcom sensors? g4 g5 or g6 - at this point I'd take any. I'm going on a camping trip next weekend and dreading hiking without a CGM
type 1 diabetes
My type 1 daughter is stranded at the Newark airport Lufthansa made her gate check her carryon 24 hours ago United cancelled her connection home Git a flight tomorrow night She's running low on supplies Humallo and a pod or two United will not give her her luggage Told her to call paramedics Can anyone help tomorrow?
Is there a better airline to use when traveling with cycler? I habe a trip coming up.
Hi! Emergency here I’m on vacation in Tampa Florida and dropped my bottle of insulin and it broke. Anyone in the area with novolog or humalog to save me for a few days?!
My D day is November 20th 2011 Omnipod & Dexcom user
Windsor Locks, CT
Going on our first trip since my diagnosis! I am totally excited, a little nervous because we have never travelled with the machine. But I can't wait to hit the beach!
Getting ready for our next road trip. Youngstown OH to Elkhart Lake WI. No room in our car for the cycler, it will be riding shotgun in another car . Make dialysis fit your life! Road America or Bust I will post pictures
Supporting a spouse: Home Hemodialysis
I'm leaving for vacation but will be back and in cleaning out the closet I have two boxes of needles I will not be using. Is this something that can be put on here? If someone wants them I will post information on them and they can have them for the price of shipping.
East Cleveland, OH
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