Dialysis Basics of Dry Weight and Fluid Management

Understanding your target dry weight, and knowing how to manage fluid, is critical to having a good dialysis treatment. Anne Diroll, RN, CNN, is a manager at Fresenius Kidney Care Clinic, and an expert on this topic. Lori and Anne discuss the basics of dry weight and some of the intravascular challenges that can occur with fluid removal, and what you can do to meet your goal safely.

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Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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