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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Advocacy for Better Home Dialysis: View from a 27-year Dialyzor
Those who think the current generation of machines are bad have no idea how far they have come in three decades.
Published on 2020-02-27 13:59:23 by Michael Johnson
Seven Keys to Better Dialysis
In the last couple of years, the academic dialysis literature has finally zeroed in and largely settled on five—of seven—important paths
Published on 2020-02-20 20:17:21 by John Agar, Dr, Nephrologist, Geelong Hospital Barwon Health
Medicaid Waivers: The Best Kept Secret in Dialysis Home Health Care
A few years ago, I found myself caring for my 90 year old mother with dementia.
Published on 2020-02-13 16:53:36 by Nieltje Gedney, VP/Treasurer of Home Dialyzors United
Tips for Supporting PD Retention
Another challenge is to help them stay on PD once they choose to begin
Published on 2020-02-06 17:44:31 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Potential Allergic Contributors to Dialysis Symptoms
The overwhelming majority of symptoms associated with dialysis relate to a poorly devised treatment prescription;
Published on 2020-01-30 21:34:51 by John Agar, Dr, Nephrologist, Geelong Hospital Barwon Health