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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STREAM-HD - A Better Name for Transitional Care Dialysis Units?
Starting dialysis should be about flexibility, gentleness, understanding, and mutual respect. The first few starting weeks of dialysis should be
Published on 2019-10-24 14:35:18 by John Agar, Dr, Nephrologist, Geelong Hospital Barwon Health
View from the Chair: Dialysis and Invisible Disabilities
The next time you see someone who does not need a wheelchair or crutches park in a handicapped spot, please consider that they may have a disability you can’t see.
Published on 2019-10-16 21:56:13 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Facing and Overcoming Needle Fear to Dialyze at Home
I was so scared of the needling thing that I kept on with PD hoping & saying next month things would be better.
Published on 2019-10-10 20:13:57 by Stephen Hewitt
Traditional Dialysis vs. Transitional Care for Urgent Starts
You know nothing about kidney failure or treatment options and there’s no time to prepare or teach you.
Published on 2019-10-03 18:42:44 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
I Want to Go Home
My purpose—my mission—is to help my fellow CKD patients live satisfying and productive lives, to educate myself and others
Published on 2019-09-26 14:26:45 by Jeff Parke