Archives for Dialysis

Caregiver

Kidney chat: Ask a caregiver

Learning you need to start dialysis may be overwhelming. There is a lot to think about when choosing the best treatment option for... Learn More >>

Topics: Patient PerspectiveCopingDialysis

Social worker

Kidney Chat: Ask a Social Worker

Every person with kidney disease on dialysis is assigned a social worker. Social workers are highly educated and highly trained pr... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingCKDDialysisKidney Disease OverviewESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsNutrition

Tired lady

Managing Side Effects of Late Stage Kidney Disease

Did you know that many of the “side effects” or symptoms people with late stage kidney disease experience can be managed? Some of ... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureMental HealthCopingDialysisESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsOther kidney conditions

Nazar Mokrushin

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

Home dialysis options

Choosing the right treatment method – exploring home options

Kidney patients have choices when it comes to their dialysis treatment. Each treatment type is unique, and all patients should hav... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCKDDialysis

Laughter therapy

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

Chicken breast - High protein foods

Protein: Who needs it anyway? You do!

Protein is an important nutrient for dialysis patients that many patients struggle with. Learn more about what protein really does... Learn More >>

Topics: DietDialysisNutrition

Humanizing Dialysis

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

Eric Sebastian Dolby Sr.

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

A woman running with her dog

Unique strategies for improving the effectiveness of exercise training in patients with kidney failure

Exercise for patients on dialysis can have huge benefits, including increased energy and feeling better both physically and emotio... Learn More >>

Topics: ExerciseDialysis