Infection Prevention

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Infection prevention - Deborah-PunchThis week on KidneyTalk, Lori Hartwell & Steven Furst get to the nitty and the gritty with Debbie Punch, a registered nurse, and CEO of Alliance Management on infection while on dialysis. This informative interview will open your eyes to the many simple and overlooked ways to preventing infection. You’ll also learn what shots are really necessary or just myths. Tune in and learn the signs to look out for and avoid.


You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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