Tag Archives: hemodialysis

Paying it Forward: A Kidney Donation Leads To A Lifelong Mission

By Roi Lee My father had a cerebral hemorrhage in June 1999 when I was only 10 years old. Because of this, he is permanently paralyzed on the left side of his body. This incident has caused a lot of … Continue reading

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Know Your Options

By Beth Piraino, MD I met a 26 year old woman recently who was referred by a friend of the family for a second opinion. I seem to get a lot of new patients in this way.  She was found … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the First National Home Hemodialysis Day: March 20, 2014

By Dr. Leslie Spry, Nephrologist and NKF Spokesperson More than 430,000 people in the U.S. are receiving dialysis treatment for kidney failure. Surprisingly, less than 40,000 of those patients do their dialysis at home (through nocturnal, peritoneal dialysis or home … Continue reading

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