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Personal Requirements for Implementing Home Dialysis

Choosing to take the procedure of dialysis home takes a certain level of courage and tenacity that even long-term dialysis patients may lack. Doing so can present challenges that every member of the family must deal with though they can be intense and even downright frightening to some. Understanding what is required of each member, [...]

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Protect Yourself This Year

Every year, many of us get the flu. We feel rotten, run-down, and generally lousy. It’s unsurprising, since as long as people have lived on this planet, we’ve had to deal with various strains. Contending with the various viruses has become a good news/bad news scenario.The bad news is that, along with dealing with the [...]

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Stay Warm During Treatment With Our Dialysis Clothing

There are many reasons why customized dialysis clothing is needed for patients on dialysis as the majority of them complain about feeling cold at their dialysis centers. Why do so many dialysis centers seem so cold? It could be from many things - whether it's seasonal changes, sitting under an air conditioning vent, lack of [...]

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Why Access Clothing Makes a Great Gift for the Dialysis or Chemo Patient in Your Life

One of the best things you can do for a loved one in your life who receives dialysis or chemotherapy is to help them stay comfortable. These procedures can often feel invasive and leave the patient feeling uncomfortable during and after their treatment. Comfort is in short supply, but you can help them feel a [...]

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Avoiding The Would've, Could've, Should'ves of Dialysis

Whether you've been around the block a few times or are brand new to dialysis, preparing yourself for the procedure can help quell anxiety and fear about the process and reduce the negative side effects. Taking ownership of your health during treatment is key to navigating through it successfully. Prepare yourself in the following ways [...]

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Tips on How to Prepare for Chemotherapy

When one is first diagnosed with cancer, they can be understandably overwhelmed with all that comes with such devastating news. And where we can do frustratingly little to help assuage the fears and pain experienced by those individuals, as a company that focuses on providing the best in comfortable patient clothing, we strive to do [...]

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The Differing Types of Dialysis

For those new to the world of dialysis, the procedure can be quite intimidating and confusing. Add to the fear and the anxiety that comes from not-knowing what to expect, the sheer volume of medical terms and clinical lingo, and dialysis patients and caregivers can get understandably confused. The types of dialysis and their function [...]

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In Memory of Pete DeCaire 1947 - 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of Pete DeCaire. Pete was instrumental in the founding of Hemowear as well as its inspiration. The patriarch of the DeCaire family, Pete could always be counted on to lend a hand in building the business and his smiling face as a product model [...]

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Protect Yourself Against Superbugs

The newest health concern stems from a definite case of "too much of a good thing." Our overuse of antibiotics to treat any and all infections has created a string of "superbugs"; forms of bacteria that have adapted to those anti-microbials, developing resistance to them. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at [...]

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Dialysis Clothing: Because Dialysis Doesn't Have To Be A Jail Cell

Here at Hemowear, our dialysis clothing company really started with one of our own family members needing to go on dialysis. At the time, they had to go through the ordeal of taking their shirt off every time they went in for dialysis because the lab tech needed access to the chest catheter. From there, [...]

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