Archives for Coping

Why I dialyze at home

As many families of dialysis patients will tell you, dialysis affects more than just the kidney patient. And especially when a dia... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingCKDDialysisESRDPatient Perspective

Tips for talking with your doctor

Too often, patients find themselves leaving their doctor’s office with more questions than answers. When visiting the doctor, it c... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingPatient Perspective

Kidney disease in children

There are unique considerations and challenges that come with being a child with kidney disease (pediatric kidney disease). Since ... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingCKDESRD

Depression: the overlooked complication of kidney disease

Living with chronic kidney disease and kidney failure can take a toll on not only your physical health, but your mental health, to... Learn More >>

Topics: Mental HealthCopingKidney Disease Complications

Together we can achieve health

Health care should be a collaborative process, where patients work with their providers to have the best health outcomes possible.... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingMinority ConcernsPatient Perspective

Cómo adaptarse a la vida posterior a un trasplante de riñón

Recibir un trasplante de riñón puede ser un acontecimiento que lo entusiasme y le cambie la vida, pero tomar los cuidados necesari... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantESRD

Stepping up to the plate: what it means to be a living kidney donor

Being a living donor can change the course of another person’s life. Especially when it comes to kidney disease, the need for livi... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantPatient Perspective

Laughter therapy in dialysis: exercise, activity and wellness

This webinar will cover recent research exploring laughter therapy during dialysis and provide demonstrations and recommendations ... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDialysisExercisePatient Perspective

Humanizing Dialysis

Choosing the best type of treatment for kidney failure can be difficult for patients, especially when they receive little guidance... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingDialysisESRD

Living with chronic kidney disease: The ups, downs, and all arounds

Is living with chronic kidney disease like riding a roller coaster? At times you are steady and controlled, and at other times you... Learn More >>

Topics: Mental HealthCoping