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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The Value of Self-Care for Home Dialyzors and Care partners
When health challenges sneak into daily habits and activities, the balance of relationships shift and care partners may begin to be overwhelmed with dialysis-related tasks.
Published on 10/28/2021 by Renata Sledge, PhD, LCSW
Dialysis RV Tour - Part 1
Our excitement has been nearly uncontrollable for the new experience, meeting new people, and connecting with old friends and new friends!
Published on 10/21/2021 by Dawn Smith Bates
Reflections on Two Months of Home HD
I have now been dialysing at home for around 2 months and am slowly getting used to things, getting quicker at setting everything up and connecting, and learning something new every time.
Published on 10/14/2021 by Kaye Noone
Will COVID-19 Finally Force the U.S. to Address Causes and Treatments for Kidney Failure?
COVID-19 is having a huge, negative, long-term effect on those who are hospitalized with it and survive.
10 Getaway Takeaways - A Q&A with Home Hemodialysis and Travel Expert Vanessa Evans
With summer upon us and COVID-19 restrictions lifting in many areas, we thought now would be a great time to get some travel tips from a seasoned pro.
Published on 09/30/2021 by Vanessa Evans