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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That Strange Dialysis Conundrum - Selection bias .. 'Cherry picking' .. or Optimum HD for those who can
Dialysis – indeed, the whole modality realm of renal replacement – presents us with a strange conundrum.
Published on 10/02/2014 by Dr. John Agar
Tags: discussion, information, education, care, patients,
That Darned Chocolate in Candy Crush Saga!
One challenge we often face as a non-profit developing evidence-based education to help people with kidney disease is awareness.
Published on 11/21/2013 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Tags: information, education, awareness,
Better Dialysis is REAL Renal Rehab
For almost a decade the Medical Education Institute (MEI) had focused on the Life Options "Five E's" (Encouragement, Education, Exercise, Employment, and Evaluation)
Published on 09/19/2013 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Tags: information, rehab, education,
Information and education via the Internet
Arguably, the Internet is the greatest game-changer ever seen. It wields immense power – for good, and for evil. Perhaps it is the risk of the latter that still limits the acceptance of the first.
Published on 08/07/2013 by Dr. John Agar
Tags: information, professionals,