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    Hey SCI -- Nurse! You are an amazing source of...

    Hey SCI -- Nurse!

    You are an amazing source of knowledge, you know that? I don't know how long I have been coming to these boards, most of the time I just read what people have gone through and...
  2. You definitely can develop a tolerance towards...

    You definitely can develop a tolerance towards just about any medication that isn't prescribed for some type of maintenance like cholesterol, high blood pressure, thyroid, but since were specifically...
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    You are more at risk than the general population...

    You are more at risk than the general population because you have a foreign object either inserted through a stoma site or in and out of your urethra however often you void. Whether it is latex (the...
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    What they said....oh, I use velcro straps with...

    What they said....oh, I use velcro straps with buttons on them (brown).
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    Bard 32oz. dispoza-Bag with flip-flow valve. ...

    Bard 32oz. dispoza-Bag with flip-flow valve. Connected to my electric leg bag drainer on leg post. Always open. Toggle opens valve and if full in 15 seconds it will empty right over drain.
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    Confusion in the Cranberry UTI World!

    Good Lord! There are still many varieties, mostly just different packaging, but back in the day it used to be simple as Solaray was really the only game in town, but now they have the "new and...
  7. Thread: Probiotics

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    I thought I would resurrect this thread as I...

    I thought I would resurrect this thread as I really couldn't find one specifically related to which probiotic is the most effective. My suspicion is that it all depends on each individual's needs....
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    Another Drug Again?

    So last Thursday my primary care Dr. suggested that I try cymbalta for both dealing with neuropathic pain and to boost my energy level during the day. She suggested that I take it in the evening for...
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    Reviving an Old Thread

    Okay, so today is the 62° outside and sunny and I am sitting in my office with the space heater on, two long sleeved sweatshirts,and a stocking cap. There are people outside mowing their lawns,...
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    http://nutrition.about.com/od/therapeuticnutrition...

    http://nutrition.about.com/od/therapeuticnutrition1/p/pro_prebiotics.htm

    I found one answer.
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    after getting a clean bill of health from my G.I....

    after getting a clean bill of health from my G.I. Dr., it was recommended that I boost my fiber up to 30 g a day. Through fruits and vegetables, fiber con, and now a fiber one bar every day, I have...
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    What a small world! I had mine done last week....

    What a small world! I had mine done last week. The actual bowel prep I did not think was too bad, but then again I insisted on being admitted into the hospital for "observation" so I had a call light...
  13. Drinking Water? Alkaline Or Acidic? Tap or Filtered?

    Since most of us either because of catheter needs or medication, drink copious amounts of water every day. I know for myself that I at least drink 3 or 4 L in order to flush the bladder with my super...
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    Well, the attorney in me is already thinking of a...

    Well, the attorney in me is already thinking of a possible lawsuit for assault or false imprisonment. But I would definitely try to solve this amicably by going to your supervisor. Prior to setting...
  15. within 72 hours of my injury back in 1997 I had...

    within 72 hours of my injury back in 1997 I had an IVC filter put in, and I think it was probably one of the best decisions 13 1/2 years later. I feel safer with it in then without. At a C-4/C-5...
  16. Thread: Lactulose

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    does anybody know how many grams of fiber are in...

    does anybody know how many grams of fiber are in one tablet of Fiber Con? I too have been having sluggish bowel programs that used to last only an hour and I was finished, but are now taking two...
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    Sticky: So just a few days ago I bragged about finally...

    So just a few days ago I bragged about finally clearing up a UTI after 14 days of Septra DS and almost all of my symptoms had disappeared. I changed my catheter right before the 14 day period expired...
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    May I also echo the praises of Dr. Falci at...

    May I also echo the praises of Dr. Falci at Craig. I am familiar with Dr. Kahn as well, but when it comes to this procedure, I don't think there is anybody better. While never having gone through a...
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    At the time of my accident, I was just under 6...

    At the time of my accident, I was just under 6 feet and about 195 pounds. Due to some atrophy after about a year I had dropped to 175 pounds, but then about three years later ballooned up to over 220...
  20. Thread: Ibs & sci

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    I find that funny that you cannot eat oatmeal,...

    I find that funny that you cannot eat oatmeal, but do fine with mini--wheats. I have found that there are some very good cereals like Kashi that actually contain more dietary fiber and are a much...
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    I just read today where Kraft is introducing a...

    I just read today where Kraft is introducing a new additive of various flavors that you can add to water that contains 0 calories, similar to Crystal light but not so concentrated. I believe it's...
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    Nitrofurantoin is not the same as Procardia! Not...

    Nitrofurantoin is not the same as Procardia! Not even close. Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic sometimes referred to as Macrobid or another name. Procardia is I believe a sublingual (or can be...
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    I know that there is an ongoing debate between...

    I know that there is an ongoing debate between enemeez and Magic Bullet. But since the Magic Bullet was developed by a quadriplegic and as "chick" posted above, I am very hesitant to ever add more...
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    GOOD LORD! I think I have to do a program after...

    GOOD LORD! I think I have to do a program after just reading that!!

    After being discharged from Craig Hospital in 1997, they gave me some literature which talked about the long-term effects of...
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    I have been a huge fan of the Jawbone from Aliph...

    I have been a huge fan of the Jawbone from Aliph going back to their first model. Then I had the Jawbone Prime which lasted me about a year and a half, and now I absolutely LOVE the Jawbone Icon...
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