Like every other ‘first’ in your life, your first time in the treatment area of a dialysis center may feel a bit overwhelming. But like everything you’ve done, before long, you’ll learn what you need to feel comfortable. From day one, your kind and talented care team will help you every step of the way.
Take a few minutes to watch and read the items below to feel your most confident when you arrive for the first time.
With years of experience and a passion for helping you live your best life, your dialysis care team looks forward to getting to know you and your family.
Your care team wants you to feel welcome and comfortable during your time in the center.
Your diet, treatment, and medications work together to help you feel your best and stay healthy. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
It’s common to have questions about insurance and other financial matters. Find information on where to get answers.
There are many ways to get the support you need to begin dialysis with confidence. Learn more about our support resources.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays OR Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for 3-4 hours between 5:00 AM and 5:00 PM. However, some Satellite Healthcare locations offer additional options that may fit your lifestyle better.
Centers with nighttime hours offer treatments in the evenings or overnight. This is a good option for people who have daytime jobs, go to school, or have other things they need to do during the day. These treatments also tend to be longer and can be gentler on your body.
This four-week program offers more frequent treatment and in-depth dialysis education to jump-start a healthy dialysis lifestyle. It includes opportunities to learn about all dialysis treatment options up close so you have the information you need to live your best life possible.