Nutrition – Interview Dr. Vitor Martins

My experience with nutrition…. And the good advice of Dr Vitor Martins  Nutrition is one the main points of a renal patient’s life. It is through a balanced and rich diet that we have a more energetic daily routine, with bigger vitality, and manage to prevent the decrease of ourRead more >

Being a father with kidney failure

Manuel was born and with him a father of two. If with Guilherme everything happened very fast, I feel that with Manuel, the father/sons routine is less hard then the first time. I remember that I started my treatments ten days before Gui was born, and if that shook myRead more >

Greece – Athens HD

1- Clinic’s address:30 El. Venizelou Str. Glyfada, 11675 Athens, GreeceΤ. +30 210 9638 360F. +30 210 9 638 361 2- How to make an appointment:website: 3- Directions Nephrolife is: situated in the seaside idyll of the Athenian Riviera at the southwesternwater-front of the capital.In an area with a plethora of 5-star seasideRead more >

The Caretakers

“In sickness and in health, till death do us part”, was the promise we made to each other, the day we married. At the time, we knew about the disease though we were not aware that two years later kidneys would stop working and everything would change. Being a caretaker isRead more >

Cuba – Varadero HD

1 – Address where to get treatment: Calle 27# 114 entre 1AAvenida Varadero Matanzas Cuba. Tel: +381 11 4300350 2 – How to make an appointment: When I search for hemodialysis in Cuba, I found one internet page only: Latitud Cuba. It’s an agency that works in the tourism areaRead more >

Everything is possible

I want to tell about how a renal Patient can live a fulfilling life. I remember very well the day in which I started dialysis. It was the 19thApril 2017. I want to the surgery room to place a catheter and, right after that, I started dialysis. It was aRead more >

Cuba – Havana HD

1 – Clinic’s Address: Clínica La Pradera Calle 222, município Playa, La Habana, Cuba Telefone: +53 7 2725273 2 – How to make an appointment: Likewise in Varadero the appointment was done through Latitud Cuba. Latitud Cuba is a tourism agency and deals with all communication between clinics and patients.Read more >

HD Bahamas – Nassau (EN)

1 – Clinic address: At The Medical Pavilion Bahamas – 72 Collins Avenue – P.O BOX N-4296 Nassau – Tel: (242)502-9688 2 – How to book: You can book through your regular clinic or via email: 3 – How to get there: The best option for me was byRead more >

Travelling and hemodialysis

We never said this would be a simple process. Since we started traveling, two years before this project and soon after starting treatments, we noticed something was missing: information! This became one of our missions with the all aboard project: What can a dialysis Patient do when travelling? What type of hemodialysis will I find, and what do I needto travel?Read more >

Filipe and kidney failure

I write to you today with the same open heart as I wrote three weeks ago talking about the loss of Francisco. It seems its becoming “normal” to share with all of you such intimate details of our lives… so “ours”. Before I begin, please don’t look at us asRead more >