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by majestik
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Disease & Nutrition
Topic: Base Nutrients
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Base Nutrients

The US FDA described a list of about 150 base nutrition found in food. Of course different food component include a unique composition of base nutrients. Some food have high composition of some nutrients and zero of others. The human digestive system acts of these different base nutrients like a ser...
by majestik
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Disease & Nutrition
Topic: Vitams as a waste
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Views: 17
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Vitams as a waste

It is funny how many so called physicians today peddle vitamin supplements to unsuspecting patients. And like everything else they avoid accepting responsibility when those vitamins, which are often toxic cause long lasting damages. This study demonstrate at the least that these so called life saver...
by majestik
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Living with Home Hemodialysis
Topic: Changing payments for home therapies
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Views: 217
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Changing payments for home therapies

This CMS rule was heavily lobbied by the industry and will definitely change a few things about home based dialysis, including home hemodialysis. It will should become easier to get stuff like iron infusion and so fort without a trip to the clinic. We have to wait and see how it is implemented. Ano...
by majestik
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Living with Home Hemodialysis
Topic: A setback could be the jet fuel your career needs
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Views: 176
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A setback could be the jet fuel your career needs

Indeed, a setback could open your eyes to opportunities you never could have imagined possible. I started working on Fodo (the nutrition app) on my hospital bed. So yeah, I agree with the premise of this article http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190703-why-suffering-setbacks-could-make-you-more-suc...
by majestik
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Disease & Nutrition
Topic: Good Gut bacteria and malnourished kids
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Views: 185
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Good Gut bacteria and malnourished kids

A recent research appears to demonstrate the role of certain food mix in restoring good gut bacteria

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-48952393
by majestik
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Living with Home Hemodialysis
Topic: Living with Dialysis
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Views: 324
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Living with Dialysis

I wrote a long form article about living with dialysis with emphasis on home hemorrhages-dialysis. My research and interviews with people living with Dialysis, and my personal experience have shown me that 1) it is possible to live a relatively ok life with dialysis, 2) It is possible to be complete...
by majestik
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: G6PD
Topic: 400 million
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Views: 646
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400 million

The G6P gene deficiency affects more than 400 million people worldwide, most of them male (more than 95%) and most of them middle easterners and africans. People who are G6P deficient are advised to stay away from its triggers. Interestingly, many of these triggers are either drugs commonly used to ...
by majestik
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: G6PD
Topic: More about
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Views: 404
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More about

G-6-PD (also G6PD) deficiency is a result of G6PD gene mutation. The gene provides instructions for making an enzyme called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. The enzyme (aka as G6PDH) is a cytosolic enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction D-glucose 6-phosphate + NA dP+ <-- --> 6-phosphate-D-glu...
by majestik
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Living with Home Hemodialysis
Topic: Calcitriol or Rocaltrol
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Calcitriol or Rocaltrol

So a nephrologist prescribed Rocalcitrol (her favorite she said), despite complaints of metalic taste and vomiting and evidence of uneven heart rates. Doing more research, I found this info and stopped taking the med. Hope this helps someone Rocaltrol (calcitriol) is a synthetic version of Vitamin D...
by majestik
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Living with Home Hemodialysis
Topic: Coping with chronic disease alone
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Views: 33273
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Coping with chronic disease alone

Chronic diseases are a burden on their own. I live with failed kidneys and their implications — worsening gastrointestinal diseases, chronic anemia, dialysis and it’s myriads of side effects, but on top of it all, I have to carry this burden, alone. I wasn’t completely alone when it all started. I ...