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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:46 PM

Re: Eldercare tricky financially

At one time I was a SAHM

Maybe I missed this in an earlier post. Would appreciate knowing what this stands for!

Thanks.

=sheila

Tue Jun 28

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 9:54 PM

Re: Aortic Aneurism Update

So glad to hear this news. And it's terrific that your mom feels so good about her surgeon!

Now we'll look forward to the good news post-surgery. :-)

=sheila

Mon Jun 27

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sheila727 replied to the Alternative Medicine board. 1:26 PM

Re: Scalp problems

Blimey.....a post with nothing more than a belly-ache about one particular poster's *style* gets more *recs* than....

Blimey.....that someone could actually mistake a nasty, baselessly insulting attitude and a hidebound [more]

Sun Jun 26

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:22 PM

Re: Pulmonary Fibrosis

apixaban is Eliquis

dabigitran is Pradaxa

rivaroxaban is Xarelto

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:11 PM

Re: Pulmonary Fibrosis

btw....where on the East Coast are you? I'm in NYC. Just wondering if you're anywhere in this area

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:10 PM

Re: Pulmonary Fibrosis

Here's the study. And I ended up finding the actual article. The conclusion is that apixaban actually appears to perform better than coumadin (warfarin). It reduces the risk of stroke more effectively, and with fewer bleeding [more]

Fri Jun 24

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:29 AM

Re: Cancer in Clams

My post with the article in The Scientist was pulled. Copyright violation. I hadn't realized, or I'd have posted just the most salient points, and a link.

=sheila

Thu Jun 23

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 9:24 PM

Re: Pulmonary Fibrosis

I got news a day or 2 ago about a just-published study of several of what they call novel anticoagulants in people with afib. I think NOAC is the acronym. One in particular had results comparable to coumadin. And it was determined to be safe in terms [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 4:00 PM

Re: Cancer in Clams

Just to make it clear that I didn't post my source for this discovery as competition with Christina's report in the NYTimes, but to make it very clear that she's posted about research with the finest credentials. The original work is from [more]

Mon Jun 20

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 9:08 PM

Re: Pulmonary Fibrosis

Yeah, it was Sept 2012 that the potential for pulmonary damage was added to the list of potential adverse effects. I have no idea if it's the practice, in such situations, to contact patients already on the drug to let them know of the new [more]

Sun Jun 19

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 5:53 PM

Re: Aortic Aneurism

D.O. is Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

I know what a D.O. is. But it's basically an avenue to become a practicing physician. And once the D.O. degree is comleted, the person enters a conventional residency program -- internal [more]

Sat Jun 18

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 10:11 PM

Re: Aortic Aneurism

A D.O. -- I assume a cardiologist.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 10:01 PM

Re: Pulmonary Fibrosis

A new tidbit -- the cardiologist who found it is theorizing that the fibrosis may have been caused by the Multaq she's been taking for several years for her atrial fibrillation.

Is this the same cardiologist who prescribed the [more]

Fri Jun 17

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sheila727 replied to the Alternative Medicine board. 3:10 PM

Re: Scalp problems

Hi branmin. I can't tell you definitively what to do, but I'll give you my thoughts and suggestions.

But first, let me ask you if you've had any skin areas with discolorations and/or scaliness/roughness. Do you have any problems [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Alternative Medicine board. 2:48 PM

Re: Scalp problems

MY goodness, just realized that before my post the last one was over a year ago!!!! What on earth happened to this board?

Hi -- I'll answer this question first. What happened to this board is the same thing that happened to the [more]

Thu Jun 16

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:41 AM

Re: Drains food out of your stomach

That's like legitimizing bulemia! Yuck!

=sheila

Wed Jun 15

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sheila727 replied to the Football (Soccer) Discussions board. 12:04 PM

Re: so much soccer, such a quiet board

And surprised Brazil's coach hasn't been sacked for that.

And now there's no need for surprise. Dunga and his team are gone.

Tue Jun 14

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sheila727 posted to the Football (Soccer) Discussions board. 12:35 PM

so much soccer, such a quiet board

A surfeit of soccer. Here we are early in the group round of the Euro Cup, and completing the group round of the Copa America. Brazil's gone home.

Silence here.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:09 AM

Re: It's a mystery

I haven't read it, but I know that it talks about good fats vs bad fats.

I should add that the author, Dr. Mark Hyman, is one of the major practitioners of, and spokespeople for, functional medicine. (Functional medicine--for an [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:01 AM

Re: Hey Sheila

I was having trouble with the whole grayed-out thing, but I talked to the strolling Fools and now I'm digging it.

AC *a lot less to read too*



Yes. What a difference it makes. Glad you'll be sticking [more]

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