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