But if it IS for you, there are many advantages: flexibility, infection control, consistency in fistula access, comfort, the ability to travel, and most importantly - the ability to feel more in control of a life that feels as though it's spinning out of control!
But how do you know it's for you?
Please refer to the following link at "The Patient's Voice" blog: http://bit.ly/17nddGP.
There's plenty of help available. And the home dialysis programs don't just "turn you loose." You do need:
- The ability to read and follow directions
- Manual dexterity and task-focused strength
- Ability to function under pressure - with help!
Linda Gromko, MD