Are There Any Risks Associated with Dialysis?
While both peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis are treatments that can save your life, they can have certain risks. ...Read more
Why Is Dialysis Used?
Properly functioning kidneys prevent extra water, waste, and other impurities from accumulating in your body. They also help control blood pressure and regulate the levels of chemicals in the blood, such as sodium, or salt, and potassium. Th...Read more
How Does Hemodialysis Work?
First, you’ll need minor surgery to create direct access to your bloodstream. This can be done in a few ways: ...Read more
Who Needs Dialysis?
If you have chronic kidney disease, you’ll need dialysis or a kidney transplant at some point. “Chronic” means you’ve been slowly losing kidney function over a period of time....Read more