You have the right to pick a dialysis treatment option that fits your lifestyle and your values. If you want more freedom to choose a treatment schedule that allows you to balance your work/family lifestyle while also giving you more time for other things that you enjoy, then home dialysis may be your best choice. Lori Hartwell and Dori Schatell, Executive Director of the Medical Education institute, engage in a robust conversation on this topic.
Did you know that home dialysis may reduce your diet and liquid restrictions? Perhaps you want to overcome your fear of needles to master self-cannulation. But did you know about the options available that don’t require the use of needles? Listen in to this interview to learn about tips to help you become successful with home dialysis.
This free online tool to help you make your decision is available in English and Spanish on the My Dialysis Choice website. Learn more on the Home Dialysis Central website.
You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.
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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