Dialysis is required if your kidneys don’t function adequately on their own. Your doctor will discuss with you the type of dialysis that’s best for you. Dialysis treatment is a serious responsibility, You’ll need to work closely with your health care team who have experience in managing dialysis. Open communication with your health care team is essential to your overall health.
Fellow patients are a wonderful source of support and practical information because of a shared dialysis experience.
If you are a dialysis patient, or loved one of a patient, what are some things that you have experienced that might be helpful to someone who is new to dialysis? What kind of life adjustments have you had to make? How has it affected your everyday life?