February 26, 2018: please visit our new Resources page with updated links Thanks to Amy Staples at Kidney Beans for the following links: Facebook Support Group for Care-partners for Home Dialysis Closed group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/106259106165856/ Care-Partner “care”: http://www.caregiverstress.com/ Dialysis Access (fistula) explained: http://www.vascularweb.org/vascularhealth/Pages/dialysis-access.aspx Kidney Community Emergency Response information: http://kcercoalition.com/kcer-home/important-kcer-links-for-patients/ Dialysis Technician requirements by state: http://www.dialysistechniciansalary.org/ Medication assistance: http://www.panfoundation.org/ Online resource, […]
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Here in Denmark where I live (most of the time and officially) many, if not all, doctors dealing with dialysis say that the NxStage machine doesn’t ‘clean as well’ as other machines on the market. That is a truth with modification, to say the least. I am convinced that this statement is something that was […]
Sharon describes some of the benefite of Short Daily. Editor’s Note: Most home dialyzors do short therapy, but research has shown that longer sessions are better. Longer sessions allow for a much more gentle and slower therapy. In addition, certain solutes take more time to be removed, thus allowing for more normalized markers without the […]