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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Where is the Humanity in Our Suffering? Part 2
As I think about the importance of Minority Mental Health Month, I would like to share my personal journey about battling mental health issues while living with a chronic disease.
Published on 03/31/2022 by Patrick O. Gee, Sr., Ph.D.
Where is the Humanity in Our Suffering? Part 1
It was created to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underserved, underrepresented groups face regarding mental health in the United States.
Published on 03/24/2022 by Patrick O. Gee, Sr., Ph.D.
Permission to Thrive Chapter 2: Build Your Support Tribe
Losing a second kidney transplant was a very low point in my life, but this is where I sought help from my support tribe. I realized that this was too big for me to handle alone.
Published on 03/17/2022 by April McGraw, RN, CNN
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