Renal Support Network President Lori Hartwell's article for ASN

"Improve Adoption of Home Hemodialysis in People with Kidney Failure"

written by Lori Hartwell, Founder and President of the Renal Support Network (RSN), and published in the July 2022 edition of ASN Kidney News.


Excerpts:

"Some common barriers to home hemodialysis include lack of space in the home and relational/family assistance, trepidation about self-administering, and resistance to having medical supplies in the home."

"Many of these obstacles can be overcome."


"Studies of patients managing home dialysis have shown them to be generally healthier, needing fewer mediations, and requiring much less frequent hospitalization.


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