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    Other than the fact that green teas are lower in...

    Other than the fact that green teas are lower in caffeine than black tea or coffee, not much. Caffeine is an irritant for some peoples' bladders, and can result in bladder spasm and leakage for...
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    The Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego is about 1/2...

    The Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego is about 1/2 mile from the Hard Rock Cafe, which is where most of the loud music and partying is taking place...and that restaurant is closing in December anyway. ...
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    I think this is great. I have checked Accomable...

    I think this is great. I have checked Accomable before, but they had very few listings. If AirBnB is serious about serving the mobility disability community, they will set standards for which of...
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    I drink mostly black teas, and am especially fond...

    I drink mostly black teas, and am especially fond of an early harvest Darjeeling. It is called the "Champagne of Teas". Have you tried it?

    For a green tea you might want to try Japanese green tea...
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    Can you hold one of those long handled mirrors -...

    Can you hold one of those long handled mirrors - ( like a dentist uses- I was just there. ) with very small mirror to look down there. The new absorbent pads have material that wicks the wet fluid...
  6. Many vent users can use sip-and-puff controls....

    Many vent users can use sip-and-puff controls. You just need to be able to hold and pull in or expel air with your cheeks.

    Where in Europe??

    (KLD)
  7. Has this person tried using a computer with eye...

    Has this person tried using a computer with eye gaze control/mouse?

    Have they tried using a sip-and-puff mouse device such as the Jouse2 or Jouse 3, or QuadJoy, or QuadStick? or the TetraMouse?
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  8. I agree. (KLD)

    I agree.

    (KLD)
  9. I also have some concerns about ghettoization of...

    I also have some concerns about ghettoization of PWD, but this apt. complex is one of a number built by the OTR (Over The Rainbow) non-profit organization in Illinois. It is not assisted living...
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    https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/hom...

    https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/home.aspx

    (KLD)
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    A Baclofen pump helps spasticity only. If pain is...

    A Baclofen pump helps spasticity only. If pain is cause by spasticity or is present it might diminish pain but will do nothing for numbness etc.. Also they usually put it in upper thoracic so it does...
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    You have to indicate intolerable side effect...

    You have to indicate intolerable side effect (Nausea, loss of appetite, malnourishment, weight loss, skin (or potential) skin breakdown, constipation ) . The truth is the truth.
    CWO
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    For those who did not see Rybread's last post on...

    For those who did not see Rybread's last post on our forum (and some member's responses to the news of his death), see this thread:
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    Are you also considering a system like the Smart...

    Are you also considering a system like the Smart Drive? A lot of people at your injury level that I know love theirs:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fn26J59WJ4

    (KLD)
  15. CWO is covering the SCI-Nurse role this week, but...

    CWO is covering the SCI-Nurse role this week, but all four of the SCI-Nurses have many years of experience in working with people with SCI. For myself, I recently retired after 28 years of being a...
  16. A couple of years ago...The Push Girls: ...

    A couple of years ago...The Push Girls:

    https://i.pinimg.com/736x/0b/c6/8b/0bc68bb0616723f9aef7379054e82bcd--disability-awareness-wheelchairs.jpg

    Speechless:
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    I would recommend Silvadene cream. It is what is...

    I would recommend Silvadene cream. It is what is used on burns and has an anti-infective property. If it opens and there is cloudy/colored drainage, then I would apply the triple-antibiotic ointment...
  18. The urologist should have reopened the...

    The urologist should have reopened the sphincterotomy if you did well on that with condom catheters. Of course, you leaked!
    If you have more than 3 UTI's a year then you should switch to sterile...
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    Have you tried hydrocortisone cream? You can get...

    Have you tried hydrocortisone cream? You can get over the counter. If it helps some but doesn't totally clear might need a prescription for Clobetasol or Triamcinolone.
    CWO
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    In addition to the above, there is a chance that...

    In addition to the above, there is a chance that you did not catch it from someone else, but instead are a "converter". This means that you had a non-MRSA staph infection that converted to MRSA...
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    Have you tried appealing this through your...

    Have you tried appealing this through your Medicare D carrier? Each has a different list of drugs they cover. You have the right to appeal. Otherwise, if you have a Medicare D policy, you might want...
  22. He was on our site last on 11/8. Hope he will...

    He was on our site last on 11/8. Hope he will report in as many here are worried about him.

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    You might want to post on the Disabled Cruisers...

    You might want to post on the Disabled Cruisers forum on CruiseCritic.com to see what others there have to say. We avoided both Carnival and NCL because you get what you pay for on these cheaper...
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    I agree. Do the red areas blanch when you press...

    I agree. Do the red areas blanch when you press on them?

    (KLD)
  25. I think you are confusing a neobladder (like a...

    I think you are confusing a neobladder (like a Koch or Indiana Pouch) with an ileal conduit. The former is emptied by intermittent catheterization and replaces your bladder with a segment of bowel,...
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