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    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Measles?! in Care
    As you get older, you will have to understand if or when you had measles because you will need to get the shingles vaccine.
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    Yesterday, 07:27 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Measles?! in Care
    Here is all you need to know, and more than you want to know about the measles. A CDC (Center for Disease Control) bulletin:...
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    04-16-2019, 09:39 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread I am new on suprapubic catheter in Care
    I'm surprised you are taking three different anticholinergic medications. Possibly your doctor feels they all work a bit differently, I don't know. ...
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    04-15-2019, 01:16 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread I am new on suprapubic catheter in Care
    Ten days is a very short time after placement of the supra pubic catheter. As I recall, my first catheter change after the surgery was about 30...
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    04-14-2019, 07:00 PM
    The Ability 360 gym is 7 miles south and west of Camelback and Scottsdale Road, which is pretty centrally located in Scottsdale. I don't know where...
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    04-14-2019, 02:59 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Recent Accident to My Son in New SCI
    A couple years ago, when I got a new power chair the durable medical equipment company I worked with had an agreement with a local Muscular Dystrophy...
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    04-14-2019, 10:29 AM
    More than once on these pages the SCI nurses have mentioned that cranberry supplements don't work.
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    04-13-2019, 08:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread wound getting worse in Care
    Where is the wound? What is your Mom doing for positioning? Is she in bed with all pressure off of this wound? With this kind of wound, she just...
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    04-11-2019, 11:57 PM
    While it is admirable that this facility exists and is an asset for those of you who live in the greater valley area, if you have only a few days to...
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    04-11-2019, 10:30 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Hand Controls Certificate in Equipment
    I am C6/7 complete and don't drive. And, I have another perspective. My niece and her husband were sitting in their living room with their then,...
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    04-11-2019, 08:33 PM
    I don't know who makes the controller you have, but many power wheelchair controllers are made by Curtiss Wright. Curtiss Wright has a website, you...
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    04-11-2019, 08:04 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Roho cushions. in Equipment
    I have the 16 inch (9 cell) wide by 18 inch (11 cell) depth Roho Contour Select. My seat pan measures 15.5 inches wide by 20 inches deep. The...
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    04-11-2019, 12:05 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Evenity, new bone growth drug in Care
    According to the article sited by "McDuff," Evenity is "injected in two doses, given one right after another, at a time. Patients can have up to 12...
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    04-10-2019, 08:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread wound getting worse in Care
    What kind of dressing was applied to the wound. For a wound like this I like: https://www.molnlycke.us/products-solutions/mepilex-border-flex/
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    04-10-2019, 07:33 PM
    Have you tried calling the property directly and asking to speak with the general manager (GM) to get your questions answered. You could also ask...
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    04-10-2019, 07:28 PM
    I don't know how much time you have to spend, one attraction at the Grand Canyon that we've never seen is the Grand Canyon SkyWalk. It is about a 4...
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    04-10-2019, 12:54 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Roho cushions. in Equipment
    I don't use and am not personally familiar with the Roho high profile cushions. I do use a Roho Contour Select cushion that measures roughly 16" (9...
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    04-10-2019, 11:54 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread sweating in Care
    When I experience what you describe, I call it "mild autonomia." No other autonomic dysreflexia symptoms other than the sensations of mild sweating...
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    04-10-2019, 01:46 AM
    And now my lovely bride and I will celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary in May. Things are definitely not as easy and care free as they once were,...
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    04-10-2019, 12:39 AM
    Hey "Bonnette," not many people get to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. That is an all together different perspective on the magnificence of the...
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    04-09-2019, 10:48 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Looking at 2019 in Cure
    So what will it take to raise awareness about SCI? What? Who? How?
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    04-09-2019, 08:47 PM
    NL was born and raised in Phoenix and I lived there from age 12 to 24. As locals you can become a bit jaded about one of the seven wonders of the...
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    04-08-2019, 11:03 PM
    How long has she been with the disability of C5/6 complete? Why will she need rehabilitation services? What is her nationality of origin? If...
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    04-08-2019, 07:53 PM
    Yeah thanks RP. I lived near and worked in downtown Los Angeles for 12 years, know the area pretty well. Omni Hotel to Staples Center is nearly 2...
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    04-08-2019, 05:56 PM
    I looked at MikeC's profile page. It appears that he hasn't been on this site since 08-20-2012. He is not an active moderator. You may want to...
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    04-08-2019, 02:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Uqora? in Care
    If you take a look at the ingredients in this product, it is basically just D Mannose and some vitamins. If you take a multiple vitamin, you are...
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    04-07-2019, 05:57 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Best places to Live post SCI ? in Life
    Yes it is startling how much variation there is. Some of these "Best Places Rated" sites have different criteria and/or different weight they put on...
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    04-07-2019, 12:26 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Best places to Live post SCI ? in Life
    There are quite a few of the "Best Places" reports. Here are a few specifically directed at people with a disability and others that are more...
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    04-06-2019, 11:16 PM
    There is nothing wrong with people trying to work accessibility issues from very many perspectives, from petitions to self advocacy. Raising...
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    04-06-2019, 08:15 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Proctitis with sigmoid colostomy in Care
    A colon cleaning kit to introduce a warm water wash. You have to VERY, VERY, VERY careful with this and it would help if you could get instructions...
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