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    Yesterday, 12:15 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Old Bitter Crips in Life
    Maybe she is sending Lots of Love! :lovingeye:D
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    Yesterday, 11:03 AM
    I have something called a "PPO Waiver" with BCBS so I can use an out of state non-network vender for caths. Need to renew it every year or two. I...
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    06-24-2017, 11:48 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Old Bitter Crips in Life
    What does OBCs mean? Your profile doesn't tell us your level of injury. Care to share?
    18 replies | 1128 view(s)
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    06-24-2017, 10:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cranberry Pills in Care
    How do you manage your bladder? Since you eliminated Vit C and reduced sugar in your diet, it may be hard to attribute any of these changes and...
    10 replies | 735 view(s)
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    06-23-2017, 10:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread No Bladder Tone in Care
    Hi Tommy and welcome to the Care Cure Community. I am a c6/7 complete injury post 35 years. Over that time, I've managed my bladder with...
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    06-23-2017, 07:52 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cranberry Pills in Care
    Just pointing out the reference I mentioned in an earlier post. Took me some time to find it. Many apologies if you thought I implied it was you.
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    06-23-2017, 06:53 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread No Bladder Tone in Care
    Just to summarize. I use either HydroCleanse or MicrocynAH as a bladder instillation. HydroCleanse or Microcyn Wound Care and MicrocynAH are...
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    06-23-2017, 06:36 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cranberry Pills in Care
    See: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?259051-Cranberry-Pills-Tablets-UTI&highlight=cranberry+urine Post 7
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    06-23-2017, 04:12 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cranberry Pills in Care
    A while ago, one of the SCI nurses made a comment that cranberry supplements really don't work unless urine is retained in the urine for at least 4...
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    06-22-2017, 10:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Old Bitter Crips in Life
    Not sure you have to be old to be bitter.
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    06-22-2017, 10:52 AM
    Andy replied to a thread Old Bitter Crips in Life
    Get off my lawn!
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    06-21-2017, 11:20 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Permobil M300 Corpus G3 in Equipment
    In that I see this is your first post, "WheelchairDad," I would normally send you a welcome message, but nah, not this time, I don't suffer fools...
    267 replies | 66185 view(s)
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    06-20-2017, 05:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Recurring UTI's in Care
    With time bladders change. While rehab centers aren't doing supra pubic stomas/catheters right after injury as much as they once did, I think, as...
    19 replies | 2387 view(s)
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    06-20-2017, 01:40 PM
    crppled007 replied to a thread scoliosis and treatment ? in Care
    what kind of positioning do you do in your chair? But the backrest, lateral supports, etc. because my spine after 34 years of being a quadriplegic,...
    11 replies | 2133 view(s)
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    06-20-2017, 01:24 PM
    crppled007 replied to a thread Mouthstick users in Computers
    yes I knew art and he did pass away couple of years ago, but I am going to be partners with his brother who actually was the engineer who makes them...
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    06-19-2017, 07:16 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread No Bladder Tone in Care
    Maybe I wasn't clear. Because Crede voiding is no longer a recommended and ideal way to completely empty the bladder, I'd suggest that "beckman"...
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    06-19-2017, 05:13 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread No Bladder Tone in Care
    Pressing down to on your bladder (Crede voiding) is rarely used in rehabilitation today. The preferred method of voiding in spinal cord injury is...
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  • gjnl's Avatar
    06-18-2017, 07:16 PM
    Two preparations that are commonly used for a bowel program are Magic Bullets suppositories (10mg Bisacodyl in a water soluble base)...
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    06-18-2017, 01:28 PM
    Andy replied to a thread What do you do for fun in Life
    Heh, I've been attempting monster sunflowers for the last few years also. Last year I actually got a Kong Hybrid sunflower to fully mature, that was...
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  • crppled007's Avatar
    06-17-2017, 06:09 PM
    I had a quickie p200 for about 10 years never had to replace the part! Very dependable and excellent. After that I got and Invacare TDX-SP which I...
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  • gjnl's Avatar
    06-16-2017, 07:56 PM
    I don't have any experience with Rituxan for the purpose you would be taking it. I took it as part of the treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma. I...
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    06-16-2017, 11:23 AM
    I believe they do, a couple years ago I got a new perMobil m300 and the bill from the factory came out to $30,000 and what they build by insurance...
    7 replies | 1486 view(s)
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    06-13-2017, 09:07 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Colostomy logistics in Care
    Sorry - I was unclear. Yes, you are right about Medicare coverage of colostomy. It's Peristeen that Medicare still wont cover. Now that most...
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    06-13-2017, 02:32 PM
    hlh replied to a thread Colostomy logistics in Care
    Thank you KLD. It is useful to know what is typical. I was curious if some have had complications that might have required longer stays/rehab...
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    06-12-2017, 10:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Recurring UTI's in Care
    Are you and your doctors sure you were on the most effective antibiotic for the type of bacteria that caused the infection? Did your doctors order a...
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    06-12-2017, 06:48 PM
    hlh started a thread Colostomy logistics in Care
    I'm trying to put together estimates of the costs of colostomy as part of an appeal with my Dad's insurance company. Would appreciate if those of...
    4 replies | 1082 view(s)
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    Hey Mac,I'm going around looking at people's profile that I think is cool,or sweet ( females ) I see your into equipment BIG time.I'm trying to learn more about you besides that pressure sore ( ahhhhhh ),if your not comfortable that's cool I totally understand.
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