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By Joelle Baehrend | Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013
My mother lived three months from the time she was diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer until her death.  In that time she endured chemotherapy, pneumonia, a urinary tract infection, untold finger pricks and jabs to manage her Type 1 Diabetes, and at the very end, one furious-looking and persistent bedsore. But if I were to name the single ailment that most robbed my mother of dignity and comfort in her last weeks of life, it would be the C. diff infection she contracted during her first ho ... read full post

 

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