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    09-25-2016, 10:10 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Gentamicin instillation in Care
    My Dad started seeing a new neuro-urologist after a string of 7 UTIs in a row, each one a different bug and getting more resistant. She had a lot of...
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    09-24-2016, 08:43 PM
    Thanks for sharing this. I had no idea. Keep us posted on how you feel, and how it goes.
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    09-24-2016, 10:58 AM
    Gentamicin instillations into the bladder would be perfect for you. Instillations are not absorbed by the body, so no kidney side effects. And...
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    09-22-2016, 07:32 PM
    hlh replied to a thread hiprex- methenamine dosage in Care
    My Dad has been taking methenamine 1g, three times a day. He takes it with 1g of Vitamin C each time, to help acidify the urine. Can't say how...
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    09-19-2016, 01:56 PM
    Curious... do you have a very large home, with long distances to travel? Since Medicare is so strict about only covering for what your needs are...
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    09-17-2016, 08:51 PM
    Yes. Thanks for pointing out this card. Good deal. And Yes! I use smile to donate to our state's SCI association.
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    09-16-2016, 06:09 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Recent Accident to My Son in New SCI
    And 65k was his last year. It starts quite a bit lower your first year of residency, and increases each year. 190k is an awesome salary for a...
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    09-16-2016, 06:05 PM
    Wow.... This is a different Amazon credit card, yes? I didn't know about that one. I do have Amazon prime, that is shared in my family (as...
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    09-16-2016, 02:51 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Recent Accident to My Son in New SCI
    That's not a bad starting salary for 1st year out of MED school, for a government position with job security, locked in salary increases and great...
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    09-16-2016, 02:44 PM
    I use 3 credit cards. All with no annual fee. Fidelity is my online bank, and their credit card is 2% back on everything. Amazon credit card for...
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    09-05-2016, 04:22 PM
    This is is simple and can work well. But my father exacerbated hip contractures doing this, so each person needs to be aware and based on their...
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    09-04-2016, 11:59 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    This is helpful. Thanks.
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    09-04-2016, 11:57 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    Appreciate the info.
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    09-04-2016, 09:49 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Last Movie You Watched? in Movies & Music
    Hell or High Water. Pretty good. Nice acting. Good ending. It gave me a new appreciation for life in West Texas.
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    09-04-2016, 09:48 PM
    My Dad had trouble with the ones with kickstands etc.. The metal parts were sometimes scratching his legs. He has to have a floating heel, as he...
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    09-02-2016, 02:35 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Any vegans out there? in Food
    If you make the switch, I would check in with your doctor and possibly a nutritionist to make sure you are getting the appropriate mix of vitamins. ...
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    09-02-2016, 02:27 PM
    Interesting. Thanks for posting this.
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    09-02-2016, 02:25 PM
    Very useful tip. Thanks for posting this.
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    08-30-2016, 10:31 PM
    hlh replied to a thread catheters, your preference in Care
    You are similar to my Dad. He also has used Cure vs. Magic3 for the past several years. He prefers the sleeve/gripper - very nice design touch. He...
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    08-30-2016, 10:22 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    Thanks so much for sharing this. These are models I am not familiar with at all. What made you decide to get the Tilite 2GX, in the end? Do you...
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    08-30-2016, 10:20 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    Thanks. This is helpful. Did you also dislike the ride, as a less stable folding chair?
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    08-28-2016, 02:29 PM
    hlh replied to a thread K0005 in Equipment
    Bob.... you are AWESOME!
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    08-27-2016, 11:06 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    But his current ZRA is not light. It is designed for power wheels, with a heavier frame/axel, has heavy/basic wheels with solid tires, is too wide,...
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    08-27-2016, 10:59 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    I hear you. My Dad's ZRA is heavy because when he got it he was wider, and had a high back and lots of add ons that he doesn't currently need. It...
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    08-27-2016, 10:57 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    Nonoise - I'm sorry to hear about your poor experience with Ki. Which chair did you get?
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    08-27-2016, 10:55 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Folding wheelchair - light in Equipment
    Right now we're not sure if insurance will pay for any K0005 chair for my Dad, but the PT in the Seating Clinic said that no one pays for the carbon...
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    08-27-2016, 10:35 PM
    hlh replied to a thread K0005 in Equipment
    Well, I think he mostly likes the carts at Costco because they free up his hands to grab all of those Costco goodies! The carts are nothing special...
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    08-27-2016, 10:30 PM
    hlh replied to a thread K0005 in Equipment
    Thanks for describing your chair ancientgimp. Are those sort of angles/tapers only available on rigid chairs, most likely? I realize now that my...
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    08-27-2016, 09:42 PM
    hlh replied to a thread K0005 in Equipment
    Appreciate the scooter rec, and Craigs list is a great idea. He actually brought this up as an idea, and I think may be a possibility in the future....
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My father factured T11 in 2007 - he was 65 at the time. Currently, he is L3 ASIA C (incomplete)
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