Welcome to the non-profit Medical Education Institute's Home Dialysis Central blogspot! This page is an umbrella under which Home Dialysis Central staff and guests can share their perspectives about home therapies and what we need to do to raise their profile and enable more people to use them. We'd like your comments as well! Bookmark our site and like us on Facebook! Help us tell the world about home dialysis.
We have a "lifestyle bible" for sale that can help you learn about dialysis options. Help, I Need Dialysis! We also have prepared some slideshows on how to have a good future with kidney disease.
Search KidneyViews Blog
New Law to Help Vulnerable Transplant Recipients in 2023
Many people with kidney failure want a transplant, and a financial assessment is part of the evaluation.
Published on 06/03/2021 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Louisiana Museum: A day on the Øresund
The name Louisiana derives from the original owner who, in the late 19 th century, had been married to no fewer than three women all named Louise
My Experience with PD
Once I learned about PD and how there were no needles or no blood I was sold!
Published on 05/20/2021 by Craig Jacobs
Dialysis is Not Your Life
Your experience on dialysis is all up to you. You must decide to live while on dialysis and not just exist on dialysis. Dialysis is a lifeline. It is not your life.
Published on 05/13/2021 by Fred L. Hill
The Power Of Curiosity In Shared Decision-Making
A potential risk of an “if this, then that” approach is losing the patient focus and nuance in understanding that is necessary for modality decisions.
Published on 05/06/2021 by Renata Sledge, PhD, LCSW