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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India’s first ever Dialysis Olympiad
It is our way of showing the world that Dialysis Patients can do everything otherwise healthy people can do.
Published on 2015-02-05 18:04:05 by Kamal Shah
Home Dialysis: An URBAN State of Mind
Home dialysis—be it home hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis—is not determined by distance from center, but by distance from mind-set.
Published on 2015-01-29 20:52:58 by John Agar, Dr, Nephrologist, Geelong Hospital Barwon Health
Family as Caregivers
Family and kidney disease can be complicated. Actually family and most any disease can be complicated, but when dialysis is involved there are no rules.
Published on 2015-01-22 19:02:43 by Nieltje Gedney, VP/Treasurer of Home Dialyzors United
A new Kid(ney) prepares to blast off - the Quanta SC+
On the 6th January, 2015, Quanta Fluid Solutions put out a press release to announce the success of their application for CE mark approval for their new portable home dialysis system; the Quanta SC+.
Published on 2015-01-15 19:00:57 by John Agar, Dr, Nephrologist, Geelong Hospital Barwon Health
Helping Too Little, Too Much—Who Wins and Who Loses?
Are home training staff and the care partner encouraging the patient to be as independent as possible—or are our expectations influencing who is expected to do what?
Published on 2015-01-09 00:19:21 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW