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  1. So, according to this story, in the race for a...

    So, according to this story, in the race for a cure. Stem cell therepy wins by a nose!
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    I will do that I'll call tomorrow. I know I have...

    I will do that I'll call tomorrow. I know I have to go through a CME so they can bill Medicare. But can I just go to the Sunrise website and print out an order for a Quickie HP with all my specifics...
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    All the previous vans I had I transferred to a 4...

    All the previous vans I had I transferred to a 4 way drivers seat. This one I bought used. It already had the EZ-Lock. Yes I drive from my chair. I will get a rigid with swing away footrests as you...
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    Steven212, that is from the Sunrise website? That...

    Steven212, that is from the Sunrise website? That means I can tell the CME (Medical Equipment Specialists in West Palm Beach,FLA) to go there and order it? That would be GREAT!
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    Yes, thank you. I called the guy already and told...

    Yes, thank you. I called the guy already and told him NOT to order that chair. The advice I got from you and SCI-OTR clinched it. I guess I'll go for the Quickie GP with swing away. I'll tell the guy...
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    I used to be pretty active but I'm down with this...

    I used to be pretty active but I'm down with this Stage 4 ulcer now. I do plan to be active again. I'm a little rough on wheelchairs. No sports but I jump curbs etc. I broke a few frames in my time....
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    I'm trying to get a new wheelchair.

    I'm a T 10-11 Para. I drive a full sized van with EZ Lock lockdown. I'm currently using a 12+ year old Quickie. I'm still dealing with a Stage IV ischial decub which has not closed in over 3 years.
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    Yes I did.

    I'm a para so the outcome may be drastically different. I think I tore mine during a transfer though not sure because I did not feel it right away. I was just sitting watching TV and got this...
  9. Hear! Hear! Well said....unfortunately.

    Hear! Hear! Well said....unfortunately.
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    Link didn't work. Try this: ...

    Link didn't work. Try this:

    http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/12/fecal-transplants-work/
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    Recurring C. Diff ?

    A new treatment that is relatively cheap and about 90% effective. And kinda yucky!

    vimeo.com/7761485
  12. Sent you a PM. Did you see it?

    Sent you a PM. Did you see it?
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    That first pic looks like a nice lightweight...

    That first pic looks like a nice lightweight wheelchair. Do you have a model with removable armrests? Are you taking orders?
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    Thank you CKF. KCI asked for and received...

    Thank you CKF. KCI asked for and received "letters of medical necessity" back in Feb. From both my surgeon and my GP. I haven't seen copies of them so I don't know if they included the " cost benefit...
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    Thanks for the reply Brucec and rjg. I think you...

    Thanks for the reply Brucec and rjg. I think you might be right. Although the surgeries failed twice and I was convinced it would be better to let it heal "the old fashioned way", I may have to go...
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    Sorry to see you're having problems. I'm more or...

    Sorry to see you're having problems. I'm more or less in the same situation. Stage IV ulcer opened up in July 2010. I was hospitalized twice and both times was on a Clinatron bed in the hospital....
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    Wound VAC & Medicare

    In a few weeks it will be a year I'm dealing with a Stage IV ishial ulcer. Had flap surgery last August. Suture line became infected and wound reopened in early October. Back to hospital,debrided and...
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    Thank you CKF, it would be very helpful to see...

    Thank you CKF, it would be very helpful to see some real research into the various supplements, dosages etc.
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    As my father used to say "great minds think...

    As my father used to say "great minds think alike". I know from the other thread that you have plenty of your own health problems. I hope you're doing/ feeling better.

    Do you know if they ever...
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    Thanks for the info. I'm going to check out...

    Thanks for the info. I'm going to check out all-star health now.
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    You cannot be left suspended half way up. Every...

    You cannot be left suspended half way up. Every van lift I've had uses gravity to let you down, no power needed.

    The remote start will allow you to have engine running while you operate power...
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    Yes, that Liam is a smart,sweet and innovative...

    Yes, that Liam is a smart,sweet and innovative kid. But that thing needs a total redesign! Where's SCI OTR?
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    The nice thing about Lincoln Rd. mall is you move...

    The nice thing about Lincoln Rd. mall is you move along and check out the people, the stores and the restaurants as you go. Most of the restaurants have indoor/outdoor seating. As you go by you check...
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    That is what I'd like to do. How much glutamine...

    That is what I'd like to do. How much glutamine and HMB are you planning to add? From what source? Have you had pre albumin levels done? Mine were in the low teens when I went into the hospital but...
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    I actually asked my (Plastic) Surgeon about a...

    I actually asked my (Plastic) Surgeon about a Breast or Butt type implant for prevention of future ulcers. He said that since the area had been open and exposed now it was guaranteed to have bacteria...
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