HDU is Working for You…on The Hill

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE until September 10, 2015 – 9:00 AM (EDT) Contact: Denise Eilers, President, Home Dialyzors United, 563-322-3659, KIDNEY COMMUNITY UNITES TO URGE LAWMAKERS TO ADVANCE AND PROTECT KIDNEY HEALTH 16 kidney organizations champion legislation to increase research funding and reduce barriers to living kidney donation Highlights Home Dialyzors United is one of 16 […]

Press Release: HDU urges CMS to increase payments for home hemo training

Home Dialyzors United (HDU) today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to increase payments for home hemodialysis training and to include measures that apply to dialysis center services to home dialysis patients. Although numerous studies have found that patients who use home dialysis, and particularly home hemodialysis, have better outcomes, and a […]

Home Dialyzors United Opens Discussions with EPOCH-RRT PI Francesca Tentori With a Call on Home Hemodialysis Day

(HDU Press Release)  Memphis, TN—Home Dialyzors United (HDU) reached out to Dr. Francesca Tentori, the Primary Investigator of the “Empowering Patients on Choices for Renal Replacement Therapy” (EPOCH-RRT) study, in a call on March 19th, National Home Hemodialysis Day. We expressed our concerns about the omission of home hemodialysis in their upcoming study and decision […]

Home Dialyzors United Adds Board Member and Makes Committee Appointments

Home Dialyzors United (HDU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Melissa Sondergaard to its Board of Directors. In addition, Melissa’s husband Henning has been appointed the point person for the HDU social media sites. Rounding out the leadership team is Robin Franzi who will be joining the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee. Melissa Sondergaard […]

Home Dialyzors United announces its 4th Annual Meet Up & Conference, “This is Home”

…bringing together kidney patients, care partners and renal professionals. This year’s conference, “This is Home”, will be in Orlando, Florida from Sunday, October 13 to Tuesday, October 15, 2013 and will be a gathering of kidney patients, care partners and renal professionals from across the USA where they will gain an abundance of the most […]

Home Dialyzors United Holds First Awards Banquet

Press Release:  October 20, 2012 Home Dialyzors United held its first awards banquet on Sunday, October 7, 2012.  The highlight of the night was the surprise presentation of the HDU Lifetime Appreciation Award to Dr. Christopher R. Blagg for his life-long dedication to improving the lives of home dialyzors.  Rich Berkowitz, Founder and President of […]

Innovation & Technology Program at the HDU Conference

  Press Release:  August 27, 2012 Contacts:  Rich Berkowitz – Email: rjberkowitz@homedialyzorsunited.org   Tel: 847-922-6731 David Rosenbloom – Email: kidneyhelp@uarts.com                  Tel: 323-354-4594   Home Dialyzors United’s 3rd Annual Meet Up & Conference offers a wide ranging program of medical and technical presentations, along with the opportunity for dialyzors, care partners and renal professionals to meet and […]