4th Annual Meet Up & Conference

Home Dialyzors United is excited to announce our 4th Annual Meet Up and Conference.  Come to sunny and exciting Orlando from October 13-15 and experience what many dialyzers, care partners and renal professionals consider the event of the year and a not-to-miss time.  You’ll spend a glorious time getting to meet others who are on the […]

HDU Webinar – Stuart Mott Part 2

Recording is now available. Stuart Mott, vascular access nurse, presented Part 2 of a series on cannulation at our webinar on July 31st.  Stuart spoke on cushion and touch cannulaion and infection control by cleaning with an exfoliating facial scrubber. Many of you know of Stuart.  He is one of the leading experts on cannulation and […]

HDU Webinar – Stuart Mott Part 1

Recording is now available. Stuart Mott, vascular access nurse, presented at our webinar on June 26th.  Stuart spoke on cushion and touch cannulaion and infection control by cleaning with an exfoliating facial scrubber. Many of you know of Stuart.  He is one of the leading experts on cannulation and is a frequent speaker on cannulation […]

Open Letter to Fresenius Medical Care

To: Ben Lipps, CEO & Chairman, Fresenius Medical Care Rice Powell, CEO, Fresenius Medical Care North America Dear Mr. Lipps and Mr. Powell, Even though Home Dialyzors United members were not directly affected by the Granuflo® problem of causing alkalosis if not properly used, we are very disturbed by the accounts reported in RenalWeb on […]

Teddy Wants a Chair — DaVita Says “No”

by Rich Berkowitz… Teddy is doing home hemodialysis.  He would like a dialysis chair to do his dialysis in.  He asked his DaVita nurse and social worker to get him one.  They refused.   According to the nurse, DaVita’s hands are tied by Medicare.  But the story gets even crazier. The nurse said that DaVita’s guidelines […]

HDU Webinar on May 24th at 8:00pm EDT

NxStage Connected Health When: Thursday, May 24th at 8:00pm EDT To pre-register: Click HERE Home Dialyzors United is excited to be hosting our first webinar on May 24th at 8:00pm EDT.  NxStage Medical will be providing a view into their Connected Health solution.  Joe Turk, President – North America and John Tremblay, Director – Product […]

There’s a New ESA A-coming…

By Rich Berkowitz … There’s a crescendo growing as Affymax’s Peginesatide is nearing final approval by the FDA.  Peginesatide will be the first competitor in the marketplace to Amgen’s monopoly on the Erythropoesis Stimulating Agent for fighting anemia in the dialysis community.  It’s been a long time coming as Affymax has clawed its way through […]