Choosing the Right Dialysis Treatment Option Articles
One size does not fit all when it comes to treating kidney disease. Discover the treatment option that is right for your lifestyle.
In a recent survey, a majority of nephrology professionals said they would prefer dialyzing at home rather than in a center if they needed dialysis. Yet findings show that the vast majority of dialysis patients dialyze in a traditional setting, at a center. Learn why experts in the nephrology community say home dialysis is the treatment of choice, and see if this is an option you might consider as well.
When people find out they need dialysis, they may not be aware that several types of dialysis are available to fit their health and lifestyle needs. If you just found out you need dialysis to treat kidney failure, or if you are on dialysis and would like to explore other modality options, learn more about the dialysis modalities and what each one may offer you.
Are you on hemodialysis and curious if peritoneal dialysis would be right for you? Or are you doing peritoneal dialysis and need to switch to hemodialysis? Many people with end stage renal disease (ESRD) have thought about switching treatment programs, whether it was for medical or lifestyle needs. Learn more about switching dialysis treatments and decide whether or not making a change would be right for you.
Many health care professionals are asked by their chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, if they had kidney failure, which dialysis treatment would they choose? Dr. Robert Provenzano gives a summary of the various dialysis options kidney patients have, and tells which treatment he would choose if he faced kidney failure.
Home dialysis is convenient and effective. Whether you are new to dialysis, thinking about switching dialysis treatments or just wondering if your current type of treatment could be done at home, there are different options available. Learn more about home dialysis treatments.
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