My Kidney Blog Maintenance

The My Kidney Blog site has been updated -

~ Upgraded to Drupal 6.4.

~ Installed the new releases of the Comment Notify, Comment Closer and Akismet modules.

  • Note to fellow MyKidney Bloggers: You will now start receiving emails whenever someone leaves comments on your posts!
  • Note to Everyone: The Comment Closer module will auto-close commenting on posts older than one month. If you read an archived post and have something to say, the My Kidney Bloggers would love to receive a contact email.
  • Note to Spammers: Akismet will eat you.

~ My Kidney Blog has been added to under the Health category. When you've got a moment, take a peek at AllTop's site and check out the new sidebar button. Good job, everyone!

Hemodialysis and Insomnia

Hemodialysis patients plagued by insomnia

Adjustments in hemodialysis, avoiding daytime naps may improve sleep.
08/06/2008 - Article Source

NEW YORK--Patients with kidney disease treated with hemodialysis have problems sleeping that can't be explained by advanced age or chronic health conditions, according to new research.

'DIY' kidney machine saves girl

A baby dying from kidney failure was saved when her doctor designed and built her a dialysis machine from scratch in his garage.

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A New Tattoo to Celebrate a New Life

I got a new tattoo, yesterday. The Chinese symbols mean 'new life' or 'to start life anew'. It really couldn't be more perfect (or in a more perfect spot on my body - right next to my kidney!)

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