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    Yesterday, 02:11 PM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    Emmett, My injury level is lower than yours -- T4 complete -- I'm able to use the Peristeen independently. The Peristeen's "magic" is coupled with...
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    11-15-2019, 04:18 AM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    I didn't say I've been using it the longest, just the most. As Bill Maher says, "I can't prove it, I just know that it's true."
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    11-14-2019, 02:47 PM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    I'll take that bet. I've been using the Peristeen since 2011 having first purchased it from a supplier in Australia, which is pre-FDA approval. And I...
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    11-14-2019, 01:24 AM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    Some insurance covers it. Mine doesn't but I find them on eBay for not too much. The manufacturer, Coloplast, won't allow distributors to sell them...
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    11-13-2019, 01:19 AM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    The Peristeen is essentially an enema. Its utility is that the rectal catheter has an inflatable cuff that allows you to retain the water as you fill...
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    11-11-2019, 01:12 PM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    Not to talk you out of/into anything, and recognizing that our injuries even when similar on paper all behave differently, I have been using the...
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    10-30-2019, 05:05 PM
    They said 500 years, you heard 5 years. So the solution is we just have to live a whole lot longer.
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    10-20-2019, 03:33 PM
    Many of the CareCure old guard dropped off because: the site's platform, though it still has useful features, has become antiquated. (Avatars in...
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