Cincinnati Home Dialysis Blog

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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.

08
Jan

Two Cincinnati Home Dialysis Nephrologists Named to Top Doctors List

Cincinnati Home Dialysis takes great pride in helping chronic kidney disease patients do dialysis on their terms – and other doctors in the greater Cincinnati area have noticed. Dr. Arshdeep Tindni and Dr. Vishesh Puri have been named to the annual Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors list for 2020. The doctors honored were chosen by their peers.

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03
Dec

Holiday Tips for Home Dialysis Patients

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The holiday season can bring about mixed emotions, even for those without chronic kidney disease. You might feel resentful toward your body or sad for those who are no longer around to enjoy the holidays with you. By tuning in to your emotional needs, the holidays can be a joyful time for celebration and reflection. Here are a few tips to make the most of the season.

04
Sep

Mental Health Tips for Managing Chronic Kidney Disease

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Coping with the physical effects of chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be stressful no matter how long ago you transitioned to the dialysis lifestyle. Fear and anxiety surrounding your health and your future are normal, but they don’t have to dominate your life. There are many ways to support your mental health and continue living well with CKD.

07
Aug

Become an Advocate for Your Kidney Health

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A diagnosis of any kind, including chronic kidney disease, doesn’t come with a manual on how to be a patient. Many patients often feel overwhelmed by their diagnosis and somewhat powerless in their treatment. At Cincinnati Home Dialysis, we believe it is imperative that our patients take an active role in their care. There are several things you can do to become an advocate for your health.

30
Mar

4 ways to care for your kidneys every day

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As National Kidney Month comes to a close, we’re reminded that taking good care of your kidneys is a daily commitment throughout the year. Your kidneys play a key role in some of your body’s most vital functions, like filtering waste. That’s why we at Cincinnati Home Dialysis strongly encourage our community to take steps now to prevent kidney decline and the onset of kidney disease. This is all the more important if you are at risk for kidney disease.

Here are four ways you can show some love to your kidneys today and every day:

18
Feb

4 Heart Health Tips for Home Dialysis Patients

 

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February is American Heart Month. This month is all about raising heart heath awareness and adopting healthy behaviors. As a home dialysis patient, maintaining your heart health is critically important: heart disease is a leading cause of death for those with kidney failure. Even if you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, practicing heart healthy behaviors could prevent your condition from getting worse.