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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Does Anyone Else Feel Like Giving Up on Dialysis?
Along with daily discussion of technical, medical and logistic issues, the Home Dialysis Central Facebook Discussion Group occasionally posts on the feelings/emotional impact of dialysis.
Published on 2020-04-02 15:15:11 by Anthony de Villiers
Testing the Tablo
The mission of Home Dialyzors United is to inform, inspire and advocate for an extraordinary quality of life for the home dialysis community, and we have interpreted that to include supporting innovation in renal replacement therapy
Published on 2020-03-25 16:28:14 by Nieltje Gedney, VP/Treasurer of Home Dialyzors United
How to Support Home Dialysis Patients During a Pandemic
Home dialysis patients need to know how to protect themselves as much as possible from being exposed. This includes:
Published on 2020-03-19 21:48:46 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Identifying & Managing Stress in Care Partners
family members and friends who serve as “informal caregivers” to home dialysis patients can feel overwhelmed
Published on 2020-03-12 19:15:35 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Using the MATCH-D More Effectively to Increase Utilization of Home Therapies
A significant barrier to home utilization is lack of education among some patients, dialysis clinic staff, and physicians regarding candidacy for home treatment
Published on 2020-03-05 22:11:35 by Matt Daley, Senior Director of National Peritoneal Dialysis Operations, DaVita