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    husband passed away

    Thank you all for your condolences Hi Everyone, just want to say thanks for all your condolences. My husband was 65, all the best to you all, Elo
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    husband passed away

    Hello Everyone, haven't posted in about a year, but just wanted you all to know that my husband passed away today. He fought a brave fight but the illness finally took over. He was diagnosed mid 2005. Progression was slow in the beginning but sped up after diagnosis. Symptoms started in 2002. He...
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    re Doctor's visits, mobility head, index and thumb fingers

    Hi Al, thanks for your reply, will certainly check with OT on the head and face controls. Called Credit Valley and they gave me a number to call, am looking into it today, you have all been so helpful, Elo
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    re Doctor's visits, mobility head, index and thumb fingers

    Hi Anne, thanks for your response, my doctor will not do house calls. Thanks for the Toronto #, I will keep it handy, will use Al's suggestion since it is in my area Elo
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    re Doctor's visits, mobility head, index and thumb fingers

    Hi Hboyajian, thanks for your reply. My husband just does not want to leave the house unless it is an emergency, that is why I preferred a house call, Elo
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    re Doctor's visits, mobility head, index and thumb fingers

    Hi everyone, has anyone tried any doctors making house calls? Could anyone please advise where I could get a list of doctors making house calls, as my husband needs medication on a daily basis prescribed by a family doctor. We are in the Mississauga area. it is getting very dificult for my...
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    Constipation

    Hi Capt. Al, Thanks for sharing this info, I will certainly pick some up for my husband since he has been having a bad time
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    Porch Lift and Bathroom Pictures

    Hi Al, I love your lift and shower, my husband would love this set up, but unfortunately, we don't have the room- tried to view before but couldn't get in. Elo
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    New Developments re ALS

    Hello Everyone, just wondered if everyone saw this: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6144908.stm I found it quite interesting, Elo Also this one from May 2005, from the ALSA organization: http://www.alsa.org/news/article.cfm?id=644
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    New? Introduce Yourself - Say Hello

    Hi all, thanks for all the help and support you have given me. Elo
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    My first ALS Clinic

    Thanks for this info Al, it is good to know, Elo
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    My first ALS Clinic

    Hi Al, thanks a lot for the information on Bipap, you explained it very well. I guess the sleep study was done in the hospital, Elo
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    My first ALS Clinic

    Hang in there Rich, you have such a positive attitude, you will be ok. I really like your poem on your Philosophy for Living, I will print it off and hang it where I can read it every day, all the best, Elo
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    My first ALS Clinic

    Hi Al, thanks for the information on Bipap. You are veery knowledgable on a lot of things. How did you know that you needed one. Was it recommended after a breathing test? Elo
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    burning sensation during sleep

    My husband is experiencing a burning tingling sensation in his lower back and all over his legs, today. Could it be that bedsores are on their way? Not the fasiculations he experienced earlier when diagnosed, he was diagnosed middle of last year. He doesn't sleep on his back. He has been taking...
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