Archives for Patient Perspective

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

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

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

A patient's perspective: Be your own advocate

Navigating the health care system as a patient can be challenging. As a dialysis or transplant patient, it's often necessary to co... Learn More >>

Topics: TransplantDialysisAdvocacyPatient Perspective