Dialysis is one of the two options for people who have reached end stage renal disease. Once your kidneys have lost enough function, patients need either dialysis or transplant to replace their failed kidneys. You cannot live with completely failed kidneys, which is why either dialysis or transplant is required. What is dialysis? Dialysis is […]
End stage renal disease often means one of two options: transplant or dialysis. As transplant lists can be long and sometimes difficult to even qualify for, dialysis is the most common option. Some people use dialysis until they are able to get a transplant. There are different kinds of dialysis options available to choose from. […]
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people go through dialysis for end stage renal disease. For many people, dialysis is an impending event on the horizon. If dialysis might be in your future, you may be feeling scared or unsure about what to expect. Sometimes the unknown is a lot scarier than the reality, however. […]
Dialysis is the most common treatment for patients with advanced kidney failure. The function of dialysis is to help your body by filtering out waste and excess fluid the way your kidneys would if they were working properly. There are two common types of dialysis: peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis.