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He had his gallbladder removed in 2014 and got a bacterial infection that spread to his brain. He is aware of everything but only responds in most negative way. He is refusing to get anymore testing or care. I have researched the renal diet and will be putting him that. I am also working with a homeopath and have stem cell patches but he refuses most of the time. Is there anything else anyone knows of that might help? It has been a long and painful road.

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He will need to see a registered dietician every 3 months to monitor his progress. His nephrologist May require more rigorous monitoring. Renal is difficult to follow and can be more problematic if he is fluid restriction.
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CareGiver1437 Sep 10, 2020
Thank you, he is refusing to see anyone. :(
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Just an FYI - renal diets are not one size fits all, you really need to work with a dietitian that can tailor the diet to his individual needs. A very strict diet that limits sodium, potassium, phosphorus and fluids can be very difficult and disheartening to adhere to.
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CareGiver1437 Sep 10, 2020
Thank you for your info
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I am so sorry to hear this news for you.
You are now looking at quantity of life versus quality of life issues. I would myself not take renal dialysis. Others would wish to have it to prolong life. If he doesn't wish to have dialysis at some point you are looking at palliative care and hospice. You can live for quite some time without dialysis. Not predictable.
Sorry you are facing this. For myself I would now choose to eat as I wished and get good hospice care so that drugs could keep me comfortable at the end of my life.
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CareGiver1437 Sep 10, 2020
Thank you. Very grateful.
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