Status quo here. I am seeing a nephrologist on a regular basis, getting magnesium infusions three times a week but hoping to cut down on that soon. I may have to get a port surgically implanted but the meds(amiloride) is supposed to cut down on the wasting and I am really hoping my veins hold out. Thank you guys for your thoughts and prayers.

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Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on October 2, 2008 at 10:34pm
Hallo Heidi,
I read your blogs.You mentioned electrolyte disturbance,Hypomagnesemia is not uncommon in diabetics but have you been screened lately for celiac disease? It presented in one of my patients with magnesium malabsorption!!!!
My best wishes
Comment by Kathy on October 8, 2008 at 4:16pm
OMG Heidi - have you talked about this over at the log cabin? I was shocked to hear that you're having problems. I hope it's only temporary. Gosh - always something.
Comment by Heidi98 on October 9, 2008 at 2:54pm
I talked about it some, but I'm hoping it resolves and I don't want to bore the blog-o-sphere with that info. I'm getting by.
sohair, no celiac they've checked

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