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Tag: DIALYSIS CHAOS

May
3rd

HEALTH: Dialysis patients need state action

I am undergoing dialysis for end-stage kidney disease, and so I am an advocate for all who are on it. I get my treatment three days a week at an Olympia clinic, and the nurses and techs who staff my facility are hard-working and personable. I couldn’t ask for a better team to help me with my dialysis.

The problem is the number of chairs available for the patients who need them.

The state bureaucracy has not yet responded to my clinic’s request to open up more patient chairs. We have plenty of machines, but as it is, patients are

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