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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In-center HD Complaints that Could be Solved by Going HOME
This post is both for people who might want a better life and to help sensitize dialysis staff to the lifestyle impact of the “default” treatment option.
Published on 09/23/2021 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Identifying and Addressing Anxiety in Dialysis
It will come as no surprise that anxiety has become more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic—not to mention the political and social climate.
Published on 08/19/2021 by Kathy Aebel-Groesch LCSW
Cathedrals–built to eternally impress and inspire
Designed to reach heavenward, Gothic cathedrals did so by soaring to unparalleled heights for their time.
Kronborg–Danish Power and Hamlet’s Haunt
In Scotland I learned more about lighthouses than I ever thought I would learn. Traveling some of the most beautiful coastal terrain and to the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses at Kinnaird Head with two lighthouse enthusiasts, David and Linda,
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