03
Jun

Four Summer Tips for Home Dialysis Patients

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We’ve had a scorching start to summer here in the Tristate. Many of our Cincinnati Home Dialysis patients are looking forward to taking advantage of the season and eased COVID-19 restrictions after vaccination. But the rise in temperatures, humidity, and air quality advisories means home dialysis patients need to take extra care to stay safe and healthy. Here are four things kidney patients should keep in mind in the summer months.

28
Apr

Let’s show up for our neighbors this National Volunteer Week

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National Volunteer Week occurs during the third week in April – it’s all about celebrating the power of volunteers to tackle challenges in our communities. From supporting Cincinnati’s frontline workers during this pandemic to advocating for all those affected by kidney disease at the National Kidney Foundation’s annual kidney walk, giving back is important to all of us here at Cincinnati Home Dialysis.

Volunteering is a great way to support our neighbors and community members, especially during the pandemic. There are lots of ways to get involved in the Greater Cincinnati area, including physically-distant and virtual opportunities. Here are a few ideas to inspire you for National Volunteer Week.

25
Feb

Four things to know about home dialysis

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As COVID-19 has made it extremely risky for dialysis patients to do in-person activities, many are turning their attention toward home dialysis. Interest in home dialysis has been trending upward in the last few years, but the pandemic has highlighted the need for home treatments more than ever. For those who are newly considering home dialysis, here are a few things you should know.

28
Jan

Home Dialysis and the COVID-19 Vaccine

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For the millions of Americans like you living with kidney disease, COVID-19 continues to pose a critical threat to your health, well-being, and treatment. The frequent addition of comorbid conditions like diabetes and hypertension puts kidney patients at even greater risk of facing life-threatening complications from COVID-19. Cincinnati Home Dialysis strongly urges our home dialysis patients to talk their care team about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

31
Jul

Mental health tips for surviving a pandemic

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The phrase “self care” is thrown around so often these days that it can feel a bit dismissive. In practice, taking care of yourself during a pandemic is difficult! Home dialysis patients have the added challenge of navigating their communities with a heightened risk of infection. At Cincinnati Home Dialysis, we understand the toll that living through this season can have on your mental and emotional wellbeing. Here are a few tips for getting through it.