Clear as Mud
On August 22nd, I was told I had " the beginnings " of cataracts, but not to worry... we'd check them again, in a year....
Cataract surgery complication
Anyone else had issues with cataract surgery after taking pred for PMR and GCA?...
I CAN SEE!! This morning I had my last cataract surgery performed....
Well, would you believe that on top of Lupus, COPD, malignant hypertension, cancer, I now have cataracts!...
Renal function test
Have just been reading some posts and read that if on apixaban that you should have regular tests. So, what is this test?...
ONWARDS AND UPWARDS !!
Hi Folks , I know it's been a while since I posted an update for those of you who have been following my progress both before and after my SC...
Hello everyone! First of all, I want to thank everyone in this group for being involved and sharing your life....
Well, I went to the preliminary appointment for the cataract surgery, but was told that it wasn’t really too bad, and that given I had the in...
List of most rich sources of GDNF
Here is the list drive.google.com/open?id=1_... Interestingly Rasagiline, Selegiline, Naringin ( found in...
From Prednisone to Cataracts to PCO YAG laser surgery
I know there are several of us who recently had cataract surgery due to prednisone induced cataracts. The rate that I went from a trace of a ...
HELP...TCA,PMR, FIBRO Actemra
I went to see the Rheumy today. I am on weekly shots of Actemra and 2mg....
Keeping the taste, reducing the salt.
Washington State University researchers have found a way to make food taste salty but with less of the sodium chloride tied to poor health. “...
My Mom, Predinose, Actemra Infusions, and today a clean bill of health.
Many of you have seen my updated posts in the past regarding my Mom and her diagnosis of GCA. My Mom no longer has any symptoms of GCA and he...
Getting the most out of spinach – maximising the antioxidant lutein.
Many people with atherosclerosis ( narrowing of the arteries ) have low-grade, chronic inflammation that can be measured in the blood. This i...
The surgeon is extremely experienced and happens to be acquainted with my EP. So I went on the Internet to find out how much and then found o...
Prednisone tapering and mood
I am on monthly Actemra infusions and now down to 2mg prednisone with no ill effects except that I have noticed my mood is quite low and dull...
Exenatide is shortly going to be tested in phase III trials for PD academic.oup.com/brain/adva......
I'll Have What She's Having...
ACTEMRA for GCA - actemra.com/content/dam/gen......
Hi, to cut a long story short , I came off Bisoprolol 3.75 a month ago and asked GP to go on Nebivolol as others seemed happier on it, GP not...
Avoiding Big Pharma.
I am new to blogging, this is our story. My wife has had PD for 3 years and treated only with Sifrol ( pramipexole ) and Cipramil for the ner...
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