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  • Structured CKD Education More Than Tripled Uptake of Home Therapies

    In a matched retrospective cohort study, 2,398 CKD patients who attended a single 90-minute education program were pair-matched with others who did not. Compared to controls, those who attended the session were significantly more likely to be doing home dialysis (38.5% vs. 12.6%) and to be using a permanent access (57.9% vs. 33.8%). Hospitalization rates were 38% lower as well, and education-attendees had lower first-year mortality.

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    Tags: CKD, Education Program, Home Dialysis, Permanent Access, Hospitalization Rates, First year Mortality