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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Three Ways to Empower Patients to Try Home Dialysis
Michael Kraus, MD, FACP, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Fresenius Kidney Care, outlines three ways to empower home dialysis patients.
Published on 03/10/2022 by Dr. Michael Kraus
In Case You Missed It—The 2021 USRDS Annual Report Has a New Chapter on Home Dialysis
For the first time in 2021, the USRDS published a chapter devoted entirely to home dialysis, including patients on PD and home HD.
Published on 03/03/2022 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Home Hemodialysis: It Gets Easier!
Even though I’d been an RN for 45 years, I’d never heard of home dialysis.
Published on 02/24/2022 by Philip Martin
Permission to Thrive Chapter 1: Understand Your Diagnosis
The more I learned about how my illnesses affected me, the better equipped I was to handle it and cope effectively
Published on 02/17/2022 by April McGraw, RN, CNN
Dialysis in the Times of COVID!
Living with dialysis in the times of COVID is difficult, to say the least. The challenges of daily living have been altered to incorporate new safety measures
Published on 02/10/2022 by Nieltje Gedney