What freedom and dignity means when living with Spina Bifida

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 29 2019

To be born with Spina Bifida is to be used to the obstacles the condition presents – nevertheless, you do get tired of them from time to time. We met Ida Rönnblad – sociable, positive and a passionate bird-watcher. Over a cup of coffee we discussed what freedom and dignity means to her.

 

 

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder dysfunction, dignity

Loss of function = loss of dignity?

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 15 2019

There’s always a measure of uncertainty when you visit the doctor. You put your fate in someone else’s hands and might feel vulnerable, especially if the topic is a bit embarrassing. We asked catheter users from Germany, Italy and Sweden how they experience living with urinary issues and frequent doctor visits.

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Topics: Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization, dignity