Dialysis in Your Bedroom: Patients May Have Easier Way to Be Treated

Miriam Blum of Tuscon, Ariz., should have died in 2001. Or at least that's what doctors told her before she started home hemodialysis. For many, at-home treatment has provided a new lease on life. But it's used by less than 10 percent of dialysis patients, according to the U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS), which collects and distributes data about end-stage renal disease in the United States. At-home hemodialysis is used by less than 1 percent of dialysis patients, according to the USRDS's 2008...Full Story
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