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Bob S. Caregiver

Seeing is Believing!

We thought pictures of the Wildkin Adult Lunch Bags would be helpful...Sue does not go anywhere with out one! They have two compartments...top can be used for regular carry everywhere items and the bottom holds the controller and batteries...each compartment has double zippers. They are water resistant and come in a variety of colors. The Wildkin Adult Lunch bags are inexpensive and available right from the company on line.Sue with her Zebra Bag.

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Larry B.

Looks great. We learn to do whatever we need to to make life easier. Improvisation should be part of the LVAD training program!

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Elyven L.

My husband is experiencing skin irritation from the take on the driveline holder and the open wound cover. He consistently picks at at which makes it worse. The glue sticks to his skin. He had his surgery on November 7, 2019. Is anyone experiencing this issue. 

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Krysti B.

I had a question, does she carry around 2 bags? I was told I had to take a “go bag” with extra batteries and controller. I was just wondering how your wife does it, I have a lot of trouble carrying all this equipment. I’m a rookie, implanted 5/24/19.

thank you

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Bob S.

Whenever we leave the house...we take an extra carry all bag with 2 batteries...2 battery holders and a controller. We also have the emergency vad phone number in the bag in case of an accident or whatever.  Usually leave the spare parts in our vehicle as long as we are only 5 minutes away. If we go to a concert or a show we take them with us....really important to have a vad buddy with you who would be capable of making the emergency switch to a new controller.