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    Today, 10:25 PM
    When NL picks up these "you've got a problem with your computer calls." she plays her wide, doe eyed routine..."Really...you mean you can save me...
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    Yesterday, 04:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Seat belts in Equipment
    I use the vans seat and shoulder belt with the extender too. California also has a seat belt law with a substantial fine for not wearing these belts...
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    Yesterday, 04:50 PM
    Since being on Medicare, I have replaced at least 4 sets of batteries, all have been Group 24 batteries, without a problem or question. Make sure...
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    05-21-2018, 08:03 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Van carpeting in Equipment
    My 2010 Odyssey has Duraflor by Zenith Rubber. It looks brand new. It is not hot. I don't have anymore road noise with the rubber floor than I had...
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    05-20-2018, 12:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Getting adjusted in chair in Care
    A "wedgie" could be a concern.
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    05-19-2018, 06:32 PM
    Season 3: Airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 'United Shades of America' follows comedian and political provocateur W. Kamau Bell as he explores...
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    05-19-2018, 06:20 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Getting adjusted in chair in Care
    She stands on my right side and slides her right hand under me on my left cheek and her left hand behind and under me on my right cheek. I place the...
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    05-19-2018, 04:47 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Taking a bath in Equipment
    Do an internet search for full body bathtub mats or pillows. There are various different ones. Here is an example:
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    05-19-2018, 04:39 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Getting adjusted in chair in Care
    I have a Permobil m300 with recline. I recline the back of the chair, feet still in a sitting (dependent) position, which takes a lot of pressure...
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    05-18-2018, 03:27 PM
    The facebook page requires a sign in via a facebook account...not on facebook and not likely to ever be.
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    05-18-2018, 01:20 PM
    Couldn't sign on to Care Cure Community Wed or Thursday. Anyone else have a problem? I had no other issues with my computer or internet service.
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    05-15-2018, 08:01 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread tape in Equipment
    Have you tried 3M Micropore paper tape? It is the only one I have found that I can use that doesn't raise blisters. I hear you about Statlock Foley...
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    05-10-2018, 08:00 PM
    It seems there is another low volume colonoscopy prep called Clenpik. It comes in two premixed bottles, no ,mixing sachets of powder into water. ...
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    05-10-2018, 06:14 PM
    If you are due for a colonoscopy later this year, you may want to talk to your gastroenterologist about using a new colonoscopy prep that requires...
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    05-05-2018, 01:31 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Leaking around my sp stoma in Care
    At this stage in the game, get to an infectious disease doctor. It is irresponsible of your urologist not to do a follow up of a urinalysis AND a...
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    05-04-2018, 07:45 PM
    That is quite a few cats per day. Do you keep up that 2.5 hour schedule at night? When I made the decision to go to a supra pubic catheter, I was...
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    05-04-2018, 07:35 PM
    Whenever, I have been on an antibiotic for a urinary tract infection, I have upped my intact of probiotics. This may be a good idea when someone is...
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    05-03-2018, 01:13 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Peristeen?? in Care
    This is an interesting device (https://vimeo.com/136707878). "Paraparajumper" gave the following information on another thread: ...
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    05-03-2018, 10:28 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Peristeen?? in Care
    Sorry I was not clear. The routine is: In bed on side, remove stool in anal vault. Transfer to commode chair. Insert anal catheter. Pump water...
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    05-02-2018, 10:27 PM
    Just curious about what credential you have that makes you so sanguine about prophylactic antibiotic use vis-a-vis the opinion of many medical...
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    05-02-2018, 07:55 PM
    My first urologist (35 years ago) prescribed the same dose of nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) daily. My second urologist pitched a fit when I told him my...
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    05-02-2018, 07:50 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Peristeen?? in Care
    I'm getting better results with the Poor Man's Peristeen than I got with Magic Bullets (35 years of use) and Enemeez (never got them to work), and am...
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    05-02-2018, 05:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Peristeen?? in Care
    Use it every second day. Monday, Thursday, Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday... I take the temperature of the water with an instant read thermometer,...
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    05-02-2018, 03:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Peristeen?? in Care
    I finally got a return call from Coloplast. I had tried email, 800 phone call, regular mail to get more information. The Peristeen machine is...
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    04-29-2018, 01:38 PM
    Bard, manufacturer of catheters has a catheter inflation/deflation guide: ...
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    04-27-2018, 01:42 PM
    I'm not talking about the typical muscular spasms that many spinal cord injured experience. I am referring to bladder spasms, maybe more correctly...
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