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.
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Part 1: Facing Your Biggest Life Challenges - 8 Steps to Recovery
In this 2-part guide, I will offer eight steps to get you going down your personal path of recovery.
Published on 02/28/2019 by Jeff Parke
Valentine’s Day View from the Chair: Finding Love on Dialysis
“Personal question,” challenged a FB group member. “How many of you met your significant other while on dialysis already?
Published on 02/14/2019 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Mindfulness and Your Health
Stress has a massive impact on our society... , seven million adults are so tense they’d qualify for a diagnosis of anxiety disorder.
Published on 12/13/2018 by Jeff Parke
Spirituality, Coping, and Thriving with Home Dialysis
After speaking with several patients via social media platforms I found that spirituality enhances our ability to handle life stresses.
Published on 10/18/2018 by Jeff Parke
Kidney IDEAS: The Future OF Renal Replacement Therapy - Part 2
An example of a bio-hybrid device is the implantable kidney. This combination of the technological and the biological allows for the elimination of pumps, tubes, dialysis, and immunosuppressive drugs for a permanent solution to renal failure.
Published on 09/13/2018 by Nieltje Gedney