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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I am angry. I am angry at myself for taking the path of least resistance and allowing myself to be a victim of sub-optimal dialysis treatment for the past year.
Published on 12/15/2016 by Nieltje Gedney
Completed ten years of home hemodialysis!
A few days back, I completed ten years of home hemodialysis. When I look back at that time, I think I was quite brave to take this modality up.
Published on 05/19/2016 by Kamal Shah
Become a Smart Patient and Save Your Own Life - Part 2: Empower Yourself
The answer for feeling well and living long, known and practiced for decades, is longer, more frequent treatments, possible only at home.
Published on 01/14/2016 by Mel Hodge
Become a Smart Patient and Save Your Own Life - Part 1: Follow the Money
The most important step you can take is to get out of the middle of the economic struggle between Big Government and Big Dialysis. And you accomplish this by stepping out of the dialysis center and stepping into your own home for your treatments.
Published on 01/07/2016 by Mel Hodge
Nocturnal HD in a Caravan
My nephrologist was fully supportive from day one, so I went ahead, found out what I believed would be appropriate, designed my own layout, and presented it to them.
Published on 12/30/2015 by Henry P. Snickelsnorter