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Pricey Editor: For over three years, dialysis has been a central a part of my life. 3 times each week I am going to the dialysis heart, the place I examine in on my pals who additionally get handled there and atone for my favourite cooking reveals throughout my therapy.
The medical doctors and nurses at my facility are unbelievable. They’re like a second household, and sometimes decide up on medical issues earlier than they even begin doing checks. Even once I suffered a significant stroke on the dialysis heart, they had been there for me. Nevertheless, different sufferers don’t take pleasure in all of their medical doctors working so seamlessly collectively, that means they find yourself with therapies that are not coordinated for them. That is very true for different sufferers who, like me, additionally undergo from further well being issues like coronary heart situations or diabetes.
I used to be excited to listen to Congress is engaged on a invoice referred to as the BETTER Kidney Care Act to assist dialysis sufferers throughout the nation by making it simpler for his or her medical doctors to work collectively in addition to mine do. I do know Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner and different Wisconsin members of Congress from each events have supported this challenge earlier than, and I hope they accomplish that once more.
Dialysis persistently provides me one other day to spend with my husband of 46 years, my 5-year-old granddaughter, my 3-year-old grandson, my children, and the remainder of my household. By passing the BETTER Kidney Care Act, Congress may help dialysis do the identical for different sufferers, too.
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