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How to Prepare a Dialysis Bag

Receiving treatment for a condition can be stressful — especially when it happens to a loved one. You have to learn all about their condition as well as the different ways to treat it. Whether it’s discovering how to dress wounds properly or clean tubes thoroughly, taking care of your loved one requires learning an…

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How to Prepare a Dialysis Bag

What is Dialysis?

One of the things that is often taken for granted by most people is the ability to urinate. Just like breathing, it’s something that’s so natural, you don’t really stop to think about it. That is, until a health condition forces you to. Nothing blows a whistle on needing medical attention as finding it difficult…

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Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Anyone who’s a parent or legal guardian of a child can attest to the fact that they become your life. You love them. You do everything for them. Your heart melts any time they do something cute — and breaks every time they are going through hardship. Such is the case with chronic kidney disease. You…

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Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Sarcoidosis

Whenever a loved one gets diagnosed with a medical condition, the entire family feels the consequences. There’s confusion, stress, and fear while you get used to this new reality. You also have to learn an entirely new language to understand what doctors are explaining. Such is the case with sarcoidosis. What does the condition entail?…

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Sarcoidosis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Questions to Ask Your Family Caregiver

Choosing a family caregiver is no easy task. You want someone who will treat your loved one with the care and dignity they deserve. Someone who will complete all of their duties with love and careful attention — someone for whom being a caregiver is not just a job, but a life mission. In order to…

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Questions to Ask Your Family Caregiver

Finding Light in Dark Places

Fanio Osorio has been working in healthcare for more than 30 years — 20 of them as an LPN. “When I first started in this line of work, I worked closely with a nurse, and I decided to go to school so that I could learn skills that would allow me to help people even…

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Finding Light in Dark Places

A Miracle Recovery With a Purpose

While this photo was taken during COVID-19, safety guidelines were followed in adherence to CDC guidelines. On July 20, 2000, Kimberlee Brinson was driving, with her 10-month-old baby, C.B., safely secured in his car seat. However, they were involved in a catastrophic accident that caused C.B.’s brain to twist on the brain stem — leaving…

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Caring for a Child with Hydrocephalus

If your child has been diagnosed with a serious health condition, you understand the feeling of having your world turned upside down. You try to come to terms with this new reality, while at the same time trying to understand complex medical terms, and looking for ways to provide the best form of treatment. You…

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Caring for Child with Hydrocephalus

How to Help a Child During and After a Seizure

There are fewer things in life that are as heartbreaking as finding out your child has a medical condition. It can be equally disconcerting and frightening if they haven’t been diagnosed with anything, but they’ve recently had a seizure and you’re scrambling trying to find out what caused it. What, exactly, are seizures? Why do…

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How to Help a Child During and After a Seizure

7 Fun Activities for the Visually Impaired

If you’re taking care of a visually impaired loved one, you may be wondering about the types of activities you can do. You want to ensure you choose something that’s enjoyable and that doesn’t place focus on the fact that your loved one has little to no vision. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities that…

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Fun Activities for the Visually Impaired