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.
We have a "lifestyle bible" for sale that can help you learn about dialysis options. Help, I Need Dialysis! We also have prepared some slideshows on how to have a good future with kidney disease.
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Advocating to Stay with a Hospitalized Dialysis Patient
My husband does nocturnal home hemo. My greatest fear has nothing to do with dialysis itself, but with him needing to go to the ER for any reason and needing to be admitted.
Published on 09/17/2020 by Linda Narucki Pham
Now is Your Moment
Since my retirement 6 months ago, I have transmogrified into a local community committee person, and an editorial and feature article contributor to two local coastal community newspapers.
Published on 09/10/2020 by Dr. John Agar
Patient Risks with Insurance Choices: Information for Social Workers
Health insurance choices in the United States are very complex. I described insurance options for people with kidney failure in a recent blog entitled Insurance 101 for Dialysis Social Worker.
Published on 09/03/2020 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Visiting a 15th century castle - The Castle Fraser Challenge!
This is the 4th of a series of blogs about our adventures traveling in Europe together in 2019.
Tell CMS What Home Dialysis Machine Innovation Means to YOU
I want to focus on just one aspect of the rule, because I think that giving your feedback—the patient’s perspective—to the CMS (Medicare) is vital for the future of home dialysis.
Published on 08/20/2020 by Eric Weinhandl, PhD, MS