Covid-19 Crisis Drives Home Dialysis Demand
A DCI study found that in-center HD is a key risk factor for COVID—and the risk of death for those on dialysis was 1 in 4. Along with the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative, COVID is driving efforts to encourage home dialysis and efforts like the Debiotech and Neokidney collaboration to develop the first portable HD machine. Read the article.
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