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11-13-2015, 08:08 PM   #1
Kero
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Anyone on Remicade in the Edmonton Area?

My GI will be putting me on Remicade and just wondering what to expect? Thanks in advance!
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11-13-2015, 08:10 PM   #2
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I guess I should be more specific, like how are the infusion centers, the nurses and such? Thanks
11-13-2015, 08:13 PM   #3
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Sorry, can't speak for Edmonton.
I enjoy my infusion days. Nice nurses and a comfortable recliner.
Nap time.
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11-13-2015, 08:42 PM   #4
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Don't have info about infusion center there's, but I do have a 'house friend' in that area! Lol....ever hear about the Wild Pink Yonder trail ride/fund raiser?
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11-13-2015, 08:56 PM   #5
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No I haven't heard of the ride, I may look into it because it's something my mom would love!
11-14-2015, 12:00 AM   #6
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Me me me!! Message me and I can tell you anything you want to know. I go to the Coverdale Edmonton South clinic.
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11-15-2015, 11:23 AM   #7
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Hi Kero,

Please see your private messages.
11-18-2015, 01:39 AM   #8
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I'm also in edmonton! PM me
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