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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21 Things I've learned this past year I've spent on dialysis
Even if you are a dialysis patient, you are a human being first and deserve to be treated with respect.
Published on 01/09/2014 by Claudette Dunn
The Dialysis Waterfall – Part 2
Let us return, for a moment to the waterfall concept. While I described it in the context of fluid, it applies equally to solute clearance.
Published on 01/03/2014 by Dr. John Agar
The Twelve Days Of Dialysis
A Group Composing Effort - By Members of the Dialysis Discussion Uncensored Facebook Group
Published on 12/23/2013 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
The Dialysis Waterfall (Forget Urea: It’s Fluid That Kills)
Far too much emphasis has been placed on an arbitrary and flawed concept—Kt/Vurea—to the detriment of all else.
Published on 12/17/2013 by Dr. John Agar
Recently, a nurse had an exchange with our members that still has me shaking my head, due to her out-and-out rudeness and refusal to acknowledge that she might not know everything, and dialysis consumers have expertise of their own.
Published on 12/06/2013 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute