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.
We have a "lifestyle bible" for sale that can help you learn about dialysis options. Help, I Need Dialysis! We also have prepared some slideshows on how to have a good future with kidney disease.
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Are YOU Ready for a Vascular Access Rupture?
A rupture can happen any time with a fistula or graft. Do you know what to do about it?
Published on 2015-03-12 23:04:58 by Lynda K. Ball
Lost in Transplantation: A Living Donor’s Perspective
For me, it was merely an encounter with a person with kidney disease who raised my consciousness about a particular form of suffering and I chose to act upon it.
Published on 2015-03-05 18:41:16 by Eldonna Edwards
Hearts in the Crossfire: Standard Hemodialysis Stuns Organs—But, There is Hope!
When we can give patients back their lives while helping them avoid injury to their hearts, kidneys, guts, and brains—that is the biggest win of all.
Published on 2015-02-26 16:58:45 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Mark Your Calendar Now for Next Year’s Annual Dialysis Conference in Seattle!
The next meeting will be February 27-March 1, 2016 in Seattle. Mark your calendars!
Published on 2015-02-19 21:12:42 by John Agar, Dr, Nephrologist, Geelong Hospital Barwon Health
Paying for Home Dialysis: A Brief Primer
Medicaid helps to pay medical costs for people with limited income and assets. Each state has its own eligibility standards.
Published on 2015-02-12 18:22:25 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW