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The Lived-Experience Expert Title. . .

I consider myself a lived-experience medical expert. From my perspective everyone who’s experienced challenges in their health (who lived to tell) qualifies as a lived-experience expert. My experience with Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure has given me a lot … Continue reading

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This is an article I wrote for the Globe and Mail in 2009. At the time I was losing my kidney transplant and preparing to begin dialysis. Not sure that I feel the same about things as I did when … Continue reading

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What is DIALYSIS??

Dialysis is a HUGE part of my life, especially at the present time, so I thought it would be a good idea to explain what dialysis is. I have included two photos. One is my Central Line which I use to … Continue reading

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