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KALONAKINI
  • By KALONAKINI · Posted June 24, 2013
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • The insurance has approved the procedure so away we go. Gotta get it done before they pull the medi-cal, too, since they have taken away all of the other disability programs they approved me for. I don't ...

been doing research because I have buergers disease

jamesmonroe
  • By jamesmonroe · Posted June 23, 2013
  • Discussion in Buerger's disease · 0 replies
  • I just found out that I have buergers disease. I went to my local hospital because my finger was hurting and purple. They flew me up to a christiana hospital and ran a weeks worth of test on me and came ...

STEM CELL FOR PAD

bubbe4
  • By bubbe4 · Posted June 20, 2013
  • Discussion in Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 2 replies
  • See article below UH Case Medical Center launches novel clinical trial using stem cells to prevent amputation Investigational device could prevent or delay major amputation in patients with Critical Limb ...

lipodermatosclerosis

kk40
  • By kk40 · Posted June 16, 2013
  • Discussion in General discussion · 6 replies
  • My mom has been diagnosed with lipodermatosclerosis and deals with incredible pain. Please share whatever others have found to be helpful. She uses compression socks, pain meds, the cream application ...

I legged zip liner!!!!

OceanAnderson
  • By OceanAnderson · Posted June 15, 2013
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hi So i just returned from a 10 day trip up into Alaska onboard the Carnival Miracle. it was fabulous...from the airline (delta) accomodating my scooter and moving me withiut asking to a seat with terrific ...

Blocked abdominal aorta

JackTack
  • By JackTack · Posted June 14, 2013
  • Discussion in Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 16 replies
  • After suffering with terrible leg pain and numbness when I walk for over two years they finally decided that perhaps my pain wasn't caused by my back injury and decided to send me for a vascular work ...

Blocked abdominal aorta

JackTack
  • By JackTack · Posted June 14, 2013
  • Discussion in Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 35 replies
  • After suffering with terrible leg pain and numbness when I walk for over two years they finally decided that perhaps my pain wasn't caused by my back injury and decided to send me for a vascular work ...

Some Days ... ya know?

KALONAKINI
  • By KALONAKINI · Posted June 11, 2013
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I get this letter from social security telling me I've been denied any further benefits and owe them $35,000 because someone has decided I should never have been approved for disability to begin with ...

WELL HERE I GO !

tember
  • By tember · Posted June 10, 2013
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • I passed all my after surgery tests for my respiratory failure episode.YEAH!!!, but now i've got to go after the cause behind what happened. I do not have COPD or any other pulminary problems.But when ...

blood tests

enasfarm
  • By enasfarm · Posted June 10, 2013
  • Discussion in General discussion · 3 replies
  • Hi everone Just a quick update. Had blood test results today from hospital, no sign of infection in the graft just the scan next, fingers crossed. Ena. xx ...

Return to Mayo Clinic

ahsnjnr9
  • By ahsnjnr9 · Posted June 7, 2013
  • Journal · 18 replies
  • Over the past month, since I walked the SCAD Research 5K in Naperville, IL, I've experienced pretty consistent daily angina. Local cardiologists couldn't find evidence of abnormal heart functioning, and ...

Louisville, KY SCAD Reunion

ahsnjnr9
  • By ahsnjnr9 · Posted June 4, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Who: Any SCAD survivors who would like to meet! What: An informal dinner gathering on 7/6, followed by a SCAD Brunch Meeting 7/7 to exchange stories and ideas on how to promote SCAD awareness in your ...

cryoglobulinemia

laughingnana
  • By laughingnana · Posted June 3, 2013
  • Discussion in Vasculitis · 11 replies
  • Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone here has Cryoglobulinemia? It is one of the rarer froms of Vasculitis Laughingnana ...

Seattle

OceanAnderson
  • By OceanAnderson · Posted June 3, 2013
  • Discussion in General discussion · 0 replies
  • Any members from Seattle? I am headed up there for a cruise tomorrow. Any inside local tips for 1-legged balls of energy? Ocean ...

PAD legs

Bill_Gooch
  • By Bill_Gooch · Posted June 1, 2013
  • Discussion in Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 1 reply
  • Last November I had angioplasty to reduce a clot in my right leg. Procedure was successful and leg is pain free. Doc went in through the left side of my groin, no pain and no bruising. Left leg was supposed ...

And Here We Go Again -- and Again -- and Again

KALONAKINI
  • By KALONAKINI · Posted May 31, 2013
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • Had my doctor's appt. with the VS. Absolutely amazing, isn't it, how the attitude changes when it's proven I'm right. Just amazing. So, how I read the scans was pretty close. There is a blockage, probably ...

Treadmill/Gym

ladyzoey
  • By ladyzoey · Posted May 27, 2013
  • Discussion in Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 7 replies
  • I know a few of you have joined a gym or have a treadmill at home. I plan to check out the nearby gym close to me tomorrow & ask them the usual questions. Does walking on a treadmill really help you ...

VS Appt./Today/Ambien/etc.

ladyzoey
  • By ladyzoey · Posted May 26, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • My VS appt. last week was quite interesting. My sore little toe is from an old pair of sneaks that I have been wearing forever. It'll take a while to heal but I needed to know it wasn't anything serious ...

This is incredible. So well shot....

OceanAnderson
  • By OceanAnderson · Posted May 26, 2013
  • Discussion in Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 2 replies
  • How many times we have all been in the hospital...how on point.... http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=cDDWvj_q- o8&sns=fb&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DcDD Wvj_q-o8%26sns%3Dfb ...

results pending...

tember
  • By tember · Posted May 26, 2013
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Hello , Sorry i've took so long to get back everybody.I folled up with the Pulminary Dr. after my complications with jaw surgery.There is no COPD thank godness but i didn't like the next information that ...

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