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I'm slipping away...........
#51
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Ratchick, I started being my own advocate for health when I talked to other cpap users.
One was a work friend. She had stopped using her cpap. It was an S9E I bought it from her in like-new condition for a very low price. I put 20,000 hours on that machine!

I had no prescription. In fact I had the sleep-doc-from-_ell.

Consider buying used.

Dave
DaveL
Compliant for over 30 years

As good as it should be.
I'm just a cpap user like you. I don't give medical advice. I hope to learn from you, and that's why I share here. 
Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Sleep-well

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#52
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Ratchick,
please do this.

Go see you doc TODAY, tomorrow at the latest.
Take our O2 info and see him, Say I (kinda) understand the issue with getting an ASV, but I'm here to get my O2 DeSats fixed tonight. Now as I understand it that requires supplemental oxygen. How do we get that by tonight?
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#53
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Thank you Gideon! Go for it Ratchick!
DaveL
Compliant for over 30 years

As good as it should be.
I'm just a cpap user like you. I don't give medical advice. I hope to learn from you, and that's why I share here. 
Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Sleep-well

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#54
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Thank you Gideon and Dave. I will call my doc again today and chase them up (again) and try your line. It's a little harder in the UK to get used products (simply because most people here get them on the NHS and have to return them) but I will keep my eye open for used.


Big Guy - sorry for temporarily derailing your thread, and I'm really glad to hear that you've decided to continue for now. Hang in there.


See my comparison of Viatom/Wellue and CMS50F oximeters here.

Not a doctor, definitely not your doctor, all advice is given as-is and represents simply my own understanding as a fellow patient and OSCAR user.
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#55
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I hadn't considered buying a used cpap before I had the chance to do it. When it happened it was a real upgrade for me

Big Guy look at the wonderful community we have here!
DaveL
Compliant for over 30 years

As good as it should be.
I'm just a cpap user like you. I don't give medical advice. I hope to learn from you, and that's why I share here. 
Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Sleep-well

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#56
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(05-19-2021, 12:27 AM)Ratchick Wrote: Thank you Gideon and Dave. I will call my doc again today and chase them up (again) and try your line. It's a little harder in the UK to get used products (simply because most people here get them on the NHS and have to return them) but I will keep my eye open for used.


Big Guy - sorry for temporarily derailing your thread, and I'm really glad to hear that you've decided to continue for now. Hang in there.

No need for anyone to ever worry about derailing any one of my threads. No need for any apologies either.  Wink

I got in over 7 hrs. of use last night. My AHI was 1.4
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#57
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You beat me - I got 8+ with a 1.5.

Hang in there, my friend.
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#58
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Ahhh come on, you can do better. Smile
Dave

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#59
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Well done Big Guy! Keep it up!

(I've been compliant for more than 30 years. Sleep doc and DME supplier say that means 4 hours sleep and AHI<5.0. Me? 7:49 and 0.2 last night.)
DaveL
Compliant for over 30 years

As good as it should be.
I'm just a cpap user like you. I don't give medical advice. I hope to learn from you, and that's why I share here. 
Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Sleep-well

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#60
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Can I get the L prize? I had 6 hours of therapy last night and was awake for at least 2.5 of them - despite that, I had an AHI that was disgustingly high. LOL

Thank you Big Guy. Smile I'm glad you got in a decent night's use and with good results.


See my comparison of Viatom/Wellue and CMS50F oximeters here.

Not a doctor, definitely not your doctor, all advice is given as-is and represents simply my own understanding as a fellow patient and OSCAR user.
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