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    Yesterday, 10:30 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Swelling on butt in Care
    Sounds like the old joke... ask 4 economists about what is happening in the economy and you will get 8 opinions, or something like that. Whose...
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    Yesterday, 10:23 PM
    e While I will probably get slammed by the SCI nurses and others, my response to you is absolutely, YES. While I have had my share of urinary...
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    Yesterday, 06:45 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread bowel help? in Care
    Magic Bullets (https://conceptsinconfidence.com) are bisacodyl suppositories in a polyethylene glycol (PEGBS) base. Other bisacodyl suppositories,...
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    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    This thread is recent and has a lot of discussion about weight loss. ...
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    Yesterday, 01:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread peristeen accessories? in Equipment
    I did a quick internet search with the terms "rectal catheter for peristeen." I found quite at few on line medical suppliers who sell these...
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    Yesterday, 01:25 PM
    My urologist's instruction for getting a urine sample from a supra pubic catheter are: Drink a full glass of water. Wipe the funnel end of the...
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    10-22-2017, 10:09 PM
    My gastroenterologist sees no reason to do a sigmoidoscopy. He says fewer and fewer sigmoidoscopies are being done because they provide such little...
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    10-22-2017, 08:01 PM
    Who prescribed Macrobid? Antibiotics should not be taken unless a culture and sensitivity urine test (C&S) indicates a particular bacteria and which...
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    10-22-2017, 07:56 PM
    How do you know that you have autonomic dysreflexia (AD)? The symptoms you describe aren't typical. You don't mention high blood pressure,...
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    10-22-2017, 03:34 PM
    and medical office complexes
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    10-22-2017, 01:50 PM
    ABILITIES EXPO IN SAN MATEO October 27-29, 2017 San Mateo County Event Center 1346 Saratoga Dr, San Mateo, CA 94403 ...
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    10-21-2017, 10:56 PM
    Is your response about Edgepark??? I don't find that the "folks (at Edgepark) on the phone are awesome." I find they are mostly brain dead. They...
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    10-21-2017, 01:29 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Carrying things in chair in Equipment
    Maybe a tray with a non slip surface would be better than a wooden cutting board. Wooden boards can be slippery and without a lip won't retain the...
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    10-20-2017, 08:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Medical schools provide very little course work in nutrition for men and women studying medicine to become doctors. I guess they must be instructed...
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    10-20-2017, 02:49 PM
    Do these help? https://permobilus.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/R-net-Bluetooth-Manual-SK79614-05.pdf ...
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    10-20-2017, 02:33 PM
    Sorry. I don't know of what possible concern that would be of his. Odd.
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    10-20-2017, 12:09 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Mea culpa...my terminology is off. It seems that nutritionist is associated with alternative practices and dietitian is associated with degrees...
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    10-19-2017, 10:26 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Keto cum Atkins cum Paleo..all fads... the key is eat everything in moderation...that is a balanced diet/
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    10-19-2017, 10:22 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Sorry to disagree. Nutrition is in fact a higher education degree conferred speciality and there are many good people working in the field of...
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    10-19-2017, 12:05 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Midodrine - New Med For Me in Care
    I suggested that you take your blood pressure before and after taking Midodrine (Post #4, this thread) not as a predictor as to when you should take...
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    10-18-2017, 04:52 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    The notion of food combining may have come from planning a healthy vegetarian diet. In a plant based diet, it is indeed necessary to eat plant food...
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    10-18-2017, 03:56 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread DIY Pulse Irrigation for $20 in Care
    Peristeen animation instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6sWaD6d2Sk Peristeen nurse instructor video: ...
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    10-18-2017, 01:47 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Midodrine - New Med For Me in Care
    According to MedFacts.com, 1.69% of MIDODRINE HYDROCHLORIDE patients reported MUSCLE SPASMS as a side effect....
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    10-17-2017, 10:18 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Back in the 60s or 70s there was a health guru...can't remember which one who advocated that you can't DIEt you need to find an eating plan to...
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    10-17-2017, 08:31 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Midodrine - New Med For Me in Care
    Yes. I can tell when the dose is starting to wane. Getting out of bed and in the chair is a lot better. I'd suggest that for the first several...
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    10-17-2017, 08:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    On the other hand, you will feel deprived if you don't allow yourself a bit of the things you absolutely love. In those cases, plan your indulgences...
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    10-17-2017, 08:06 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Midodrine - New Med For Me in Care
    Good luck with it.
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    10-17-2017, 05:15 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Radiating neck pain? in Care
    You have recently been traveling, lots of head, neck, shoulder involvement in sightseeing, strange beds and pillows, long airline flights, transfer...
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    10-17-2017, 05:08 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Metabolism and frame size are key to what you should weigh and how much you can eat. I'm 6'4" with a light frame (small boned - 6 inches or less...
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    10-17-2017, 03:13 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    One to two pounds a week is a sensible weight loss goal for the general population. With reduced activity levels in spinal cord injured, the goal is...
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