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 people, home dialysis means better health and a higher quality of life compared to dialysis at a center. Here are a few reasons why dialysis at home is worth considering.
People on home dialysis build up fewer toxins in their blood and recover more quickly after each treatment. This means more energy for work, travel, or spending time with family and friends.
Home dialysis gives you a bit more freedom to enjoy the foods you crave. In addition, many people take fewer medications because of the excellent job home dialysis does removing harmful toxins and extra fluid.
Blood is cleaned through the lining in the abdomen.
Blood is cleaned usingan artificial kidney machine and filter.
People with COVID-19, and who don’t need hospitalization, receive the same individualized, compassionate care with added precautions to prevent infection from spreading. No matter what, Satellite is here to make sure you get the dialysis you need to be as healthy as possible.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 learn how to confidently do dialysis. Plus, 24/7 help from a dialysis nurse is just a phone call away.Home Dialysis Prep