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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Combatting Implicit Bias in Home Dialysis
“Black and Asian patients are significantly less likely than white patients to receive CPR from dialysis staff.”
Published on 11/19/2020 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
The End Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices Model Includes In-center Self Care
On July 10 2019 President Donald Trump signed the Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health, which directed the Department of Health & Human Services to develop a reimbursement model to incentivize use of home dialysis and transplant.
Published on 11/12/2020 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Connected to Dialysis for 31½ Years and Happy
I know you're there, Mr. Death, I see you lurking for me in the shadow, and I don't want to come anywhere near you. I'm feeling bad. So bad...I'm vomiting this green substance and suffer burning pain whenever I urinate.
Published on 11/05/2020 by Paz Moscovitch Gun-Zakh
Dialysis Choices: My Journey to Nocturnal Home HD
I started my dialysis life in April, 2017. We’d had some talks about treatment methods, and with my huge fear of needles I opted for PD initially. (See my earlier post) as to how I dealt with that issue).
Published on 10/29/2020 by Stephen Hewitt
It Takes a Village...and it's Called Ardersier
This is the 6th of a series of blogs about our adventures traveling in Europe together in 2019. They will appear here on the fourth Thursday every month, and will eventually be compiled into a book entitled and Taking Chances, or How to See the World Li
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