No Needle Sticks: Use Your Belly!

peritoneal dialysis

It is important to know your dialysis treatment options and peritoneal dialysis is a great choice for people who want to have more control, a more liberal diet and freedom with their dialysis schedule. Lori, who was on this therapy for nine years, interviews Stephanie Curd, RN, and Director of Home Therapies with Fresenius Medical Care. They both know the ins and outs of peritoneal dialysis so if you want to know about this option from two insiders listen to this show

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


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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