Dialysis at home gives you the most significant control of your schedule while helping you feel your best.
Home dialysis begins with in-depth training by a knowledgeable and kind dialysis nurse until you’re comfortable doing treatments at home.
Supplies arrive at your home so you can perform your treatment on a schedule designed by you and your healthcare team. When you have a question, a dialysis nurse is ready to help you 24/7 by phone.
About once a month, you meet with your home dialysis care team – including your dialysis nurse, social worker, and dietitian – to make sure you’re as healthy as you can be.
Learn more about home dialysis and find out why more than 95% of doctors and nurses would choose dialysis at home.
For most patients, home dialysis means better health and better quality-of-life compared to receiving treatments at a dialysis center. Here are a few reasons why dialysis at home is worth considering.
People on home dialysis experience less buildup of toxins in their blood, and they recover from treatments more quickly. That means more energy for work, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
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Home dialysis gives you a bit more freedom to enjoy the foods you love. Also, many patients take fewer medications because home dialysis does a better job removing harmful toxins and extra fluid.
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With peritoneal dialysis, the blood is cleansed through the lining of the abdomen.
Blood is cleansed via an artificial kidney machine and filter.
Dialysis patients with COVID-19 who don't need hospitalization receive the same individualized, compassionate care, with special precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. Satellite is here for you no matter what, to make sure you get the dialysis you need to maintain your health.Learn more things you can do to be safer from COVID-19
Are you asking yourself, "can I really learn how to do dialysis at home?" the answer is, "absolutely!"
Your nurse is an expert at helping you become skilled at using the equipment to perform dialysis. And 24/7 help from an experienced dialysis nurse is just a phone call away.Home Dialysis Prep