An unneeded scare

PATIENTS undergoing peritoneal dialysis must adhere strictly to every order and advice from the nephrologists and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) nurses, no matter how trivial or mundane they may appear to be. Taking them lightly could lead to dire... more »

Making the days count

THE common perception regarding people who are living with life-threatening diseases is that we must look sickly and weak. We are also expected to be despondent all the time. Friends I met who knew what I was going through, because... more »

My dialysis therapy has begun

CONTINUOUS ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) is not new in Malaysia. I got to know about it from an intensive awareness campaign by the Ministry of Health through television and other mass media about 30 years ago. This was long before... more »

Change is possible

WHEN it rains, it pours. How true that was for me earlier this month. I was just recovering from surgery and had started working. There is now a catheter sticking out from beside my navel. Another incision was made below... more »
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