Blood is cleaned using an artificial kidney machine and filter.
A little at a time, blood flows out of the body into the dialysis machine. Waste and extra fluid are removed from your blood. The cleaned blood is returned to your body.Take a minute to see how hemodialysis works to clean your blood.
Are you asking yourself, ‘can I really learn how to do dialysis at home?’ The answer is ‘absolutely!’ Satellite nurses have helped thousands of people learn how to do dialysis at home, with confidence.
Joanna, one of our home dialysis nurses, walks you through the basics of how the home hemodialysis machine works.
At first, Annette worried she wouldn’t be able to do treatments herself. Today, she says it’s the best dialysis decision she could have made.
No matter where you are or what time it is, you can immediately reach a trained home dialysis nurse by phone anytime, day or night, every day of the year.
Most people need a few small changes to their home to ensure their treatment is safe and comfortable. In most cases, these tasks are fast, easy and affordable.
You are the most important person on your dialysis team. Standing by you are highly-trained and supportive health care experts ready to help you live a better life.Meet the care team