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by Jerry07
June 8th, 2011, 7:11 pm
Forum: 2011 Forum Posts
Topic: Disability
Replies: 13
Views: 945

Disability

I know that there are a lot of members that are not in the United States and I apologize to them for waisting their time. I am looking for some guidence on Social Security Disability Insurance. How many of you are on Disability? how frustrating did you find the application process, did you have to p...
by Jerry07
May 11th, 2011, 6:56 pm
Forum: 2011 Forum Posts
Topic: Body Scanners
Replies: 16
Views: 1905

Re: Body Scanners

I just recently flew from Phoenix to Las Vegas. Phoenix has the new scanner. I was able to go through the Medical Line and trough the scanner faster than My wife who whet through the regular routine. I waited for her about 20 minutes on the other side. Much better than the old grop and feel routine.
by Jerry07
April 29th, 2011, 7:16 pm
Forum: 2011 Forum Posts
Topic: OT ~ Doctors
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: OT ~ Doctors

I heard this a long time ago and thought it kind of interesting.

Do you know what they call someone that graduated at the bottom of there class in medical school?
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by Jerry07
January 8th, 2011, 1:00 pm
Forum: 2011 Forum Posts
Topic: DMV Handicap placard
Replies: 42
Views: 2575

Re: DMV Handicap placard

I know just how you feel about asking the Dr if you qualify for a plackard. When I had my last quartly check up with my primary care doc though I broached the subject and ask him if I qualified. He looked a little shocked and said I assumed you already had one and said most ICD patients have one. I ...
by Jerry07
November 15th, 2010, 7:38 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: Ladies - Do they use covers at the cardio or EP?
Replies: 21
Views: 1717

Re: Ladies - Do they use covers at the cardio or EP?

I'm not a lady but leave your dignity at the front door. I just had another Angiogram, My 5th now, and a female lab tech did the shaving. There was a small towel placed over the privates but it was unsuccessful in covering very much. If you really want to feel vulernable, have any proceedure that re...
by Jerry07
June 27th, 2010, 7:38 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: Colonoscopy and ICD
Replies: 29
Views: 1964

Re: Colonoscopy and ICD

I Recently had a colonoscopy. It was because of complications after Prostate surgery. I developed a Fistula.That is were the colon and the urethea have touched and fused together. My ICD was turned off during the proceedure so there were no shocks. Also if you want to see a video on the preperation ...
by Jerry07
May 13th, 2010, 2:25 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: Update on cancer
Replies: 8
Views: 521

Update on cancer

I thought I would bring you up to date on my prostate cancer. I had a prostatectomy on April 02. My surgen used the Divinci robotic arm. I was in the Hospital for 3 days. I had the cathater removed about 12 days later and I went home to learn how to control by bladder. This surgery leaves you incont...
by Jerry07
April 5th, 2010, 6:10 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: Thanks to all of you
Replies: 7
Views: 509

Thanks to all of you

Thanks to everyone for all of your thoughts and prayers. I was in surgery for 6 hours last friday. Everything went as planned nothing extra had to be removed. It took so long because i'm fat. The surgern removed my prostate with the Divinci robot. I am home recovering now and am quite sore. I have a...
by Jerry07
March 1st, 2010, 7:00 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: Beta Blocker and grapefruit
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: Beta Blocker and grapefruit

I understand that Statons, used for coloesteral control, and grapefuit do not do well together. My primary care dr says that grapefruit can cause either liver or kidney damage when using statons. I am fortunate that I do not care for grapefruit so it isn't a problem for me
by Jerry07
January 4th, 2010, 10:30 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: OT sad day here too
Replies: 13
Views: 1341

Re: OT sad day here too

Just an update. Stella, my good friend passed away on Saturday Jan 02 at about 7:00am. Thank the lord for taking her quick. She didnt have to suffer as I have seen others with this same cancer do.
by Jerry07
January 4th, 2010, 6:17 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: A littel OT
Replies: 10
Views: 811

A littel OT

Okay another malady. This may not be the correct place to approach this topic but I need someone to talk to. I have been a Heart patient for almost 10 years now. I have had a CABG, 3 stents and an ICD. Now another problem non heart ralated. I have been diagonosed with Prostate Cancer. My Gleason sco...
by Jerry07
December 28th, 2009, 7:42 pm
Forum: 2010 Forum Posts
Topic: OT sad day here too
Replies: 13
Views: 1341

OT sad day here too

I guess I should count the blessings I have just being a heart patient with and ICD. I have a friend and co-worker that was just diagonsed with pancreatic cancer. The Dr.s told her yesterday that it was terminal. I have knowed this person for 10 years and im dreading the next 6 to 12 months knowing ...
by Jerry07
October 8th, 2009, 4:26 pm
Forum: 2009 Forum Posts
Topic: OT - Bikes -- yep, Bicycles
Replies: 14
Views: 1299

Re: OT - Bikes -- yep, Bicycles

I know how you feel when you say you can't keep up. I ride an old Fuji 10 speed and feel like a tortase when I ride with a group. They are constantly waiting for me. I traded bikes with a friend once and was able to keep up quite nicley. the only problem I have now is I got spoiled when I traded and...
by Jerry07
October 5th, 2009, 4:32 pm
Forum: 2009 Forum Posts
Topic: Question
Replies: 17
Views: 1575

Re: Question

I was sedated but awake. I do remember some of the things that went on. the Nurse told me that when they tested the unit I would be given something called amnesia sedation and I would be awake for the test but I would never remember it. If I was awake I don't remember it. So it must have worked
by Jerry07
September 17th, 2009, 2:41 pm
Forum: 2009 Forum Posts
Topic: I am STOKED!
Replies: 39
Views: 1969

Re: I am STOKED!

Congratulations Mark I know how hard it has been for you and any of us to lose all of that extra weight. I saw a book title the other day regarding our health. It was titled Why is exersise always the answer. Keep up the good work it only gets better as we accomplish each goal.