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    Today, 07:56 PM
    When Medicare funds a chair, they know they did that...no need to transfer it to Medicare. ^^^
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    Today, 03:47 PM
    I didn't have BCBS when I was working, but I had an employer provided health plan administered by a major health insurance company. The insurance...
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    Today, 02:06 PM
    Strange as it sounds, there is little commonality of interest within the spinal cord injury community. High quads are different than low quads,...
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    Today, 02:01 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Other SCI forums in Life
    When I search vBulletin I get a fair number of threads where my search term may be mentioned. But, the problem is when there is a thread that is a...
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    Today, 01:26 PM
    I found several documents of medical policy for Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BCBS) coverage under Excellus, Anthem, and CareFirst BCBS carriers. All were...
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    Today, 12:46 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Legbag tubing in Equipment
    Urocare supplies white rubber tubing, same as above, but in sterile packaging. The order reference number is 6017. Urocare supplies clear vinyl...
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    Today, 10:33 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Other SCI forums in Life
    We are saying the same thing, don't you think. All I do is type Care Cure and my search term into Google or Duck Duck search boxes and generally...
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    Yesterday, 11:49 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Other SCI forums in Life
    Trying to do a search on Care Cure Community is not easy either. Actually, I find it easier and more productive to do a Google or a Duck Duck search...
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    08-18-2018, 10:58 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Supracor vs Purple cushion in Equipment
    From my read, the "Purple Cushion" is not a cushion for someone who uses a cushion in a wheelchair, i.e,spinal cord injury. Seems to me this cushion...
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    08-18-2018, 01:36 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Urological supplies in Equipment
    Edgepark, with the caveat that you have to manage them closely.
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    08-18-2018, 01:22 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Legbag tubing in Equipment
    Urocare has a white-rubber extension tube with a straight connector. The tubing has an inside diameter (I.D.) of 5/16 inch and is 18 inches long.The...
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    08-18-2018, 11:04 AM
    You likely had the sphincterotomy to relieve symptoms of detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia while you were wearing the condom catheter. I had a Urolume...
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    08-17-2018, 11:48 PM
    What kind of surgery is scheduled for next week? I don't think a sphincterotomy should preclude you from a supra pubic vs an indwelling urethral...
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    08-17-2018, 03:20 PM
    Yes anticholinergic medications, like oxybutynin, Detrol, Ditropan, Vesicare, and Enablex can help with bladder spasms, bypassing and the feeling of...
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    08-17-2018, 12:22 PM
    Thank you, they are beautiful.
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    08-16-2018, 01:25 PM
    I hope you have some pictures of your sculpture works and that you will consider posting a few of them on this site. I'd love to see your work.
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    08-15-2018, 07:14 PM
    My first power chair was purchased with private insurance. I became eligible for Medicare about six months after the chair was purchased. When I...
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    08-15-2018, 07:04 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    Ideally, perhaps. But the Urocare tubing and connector that I get is not sterile. The Urocare leg bag does not come with extension tubing, that is...
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    08-15-2018, 04:39 PM
    Some wheelchair manufactures offer a swing away or retractable device for your control panel/joy stick. The ability to move the controller from in...
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    08-15-2018, 04:29 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cushion covers in Equipment
    I suppose black is a color that will go with all colors of chairs and shows less soil and spills than other colors. That said, I've seen some...
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    08-15-2018, 12:38 AM
    The standard is that Medicare will pay for a new wheelchair every 5 years. Within that time, Medicare will pay for new tires, caster tires and...
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    08-14-2018, 11:20 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I am 73 year old, 36 years post injury. I am an ectomorph body type. I've been an ectomorph body type since forever. When NL and I were married in...
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    08-14-2018, 09:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    One thing that hasn't been discussed in this post is body type. It does make a difference. border="0" |- | Ectomorph, | Mesomorph, |...
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    08-14-2018, 07:51 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread urocare legbag in Equipment
    No I don't cut the red valve.
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    08-14-2018, 01:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Swelling in leg in Care
    Is seems to me then, that quoting and calling out "adrianwilson" would have been clearer to everyone. Sorry I missed the distinction/reference.
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    08-14-2018, 12:49 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Swelling in leg in Care
    Crappler, it appears has been around a while, joined in April 2012, has 602 post to his credit, and his signature line is Rollin' since '89. Complete...
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    08-13-2018, 08:57 PM
    Yeah, I understand target shooting, NL is pretty good with her PPK. But, I just don't understand the concealed weapon part...Why?
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    08-13-2018, 06:07 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Can you still stand to get a standing height measurement? I can't stand and when asked what my height is by medical personnel, I report my height...
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    08-13-2018, 04:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread red spots on lower legs/feet in Care
    A picture would help. Are the spots raised, fluid filled, flat, large, small, numerous, few, are your feet and/or ankles swollen? Could this be a...
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