Cincinnati Home Dialysis Blog

Tag: Home hemodialysis

28
Feb

Preparing your home for hemodialysis

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At Cincinnati Home Dialysis, we see the positive effects home hemodialysis has on the lives of our patients every day. They’re living life on their terms and seeing better outcomes in their overall health and wellbeing. If you’re willing to learn to dialyze at home, you’ll need to properly prepare your abode for treatment. Your care team will work with you to develop a personalized plan for your living situation, but in general, here are a few things to expect during the process.

14
May

Which home dialysis treatment is right for me?

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Choosing a dialysis treatment can be overwhelming. That’s why we at Cincinnati Home Dialysis are strong advocates for treatment types that allow our patients to enjoy the most quality of life and independence they can. There are a lot of things you’ll need to consider before selecting the kidney disease treatment type that’s right for you, and we’re here to help you through this process.

19
Nov

Home Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis: What’s the Difference?

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If you have chronic kidney disease, there are several types of dialysis that may be right for you. In general, dialysis is designed to perform similar functions that your kidney can no longer do effectively on its own. This means removing toxins and wastes from your bloodstream, maintaining your body’s chemical balance, and preventing extra water from accumulating in your body.

There are two main types of home dialysis treatment: home hemodialysis (HHD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD).