The Patient's Voice

Welcome to DPC's blog where you have the ability to share your thoughts and interact with others from the kidney community and beyond. It is a place of genuine connection as well as advocacy and support. Your voice and your stories are more powerful than any statistic or study.
By Linda G., M.D. — Guest Blogger
July 2, 2013

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By Linda Gromko, MD and Jane C. McClure
December 9, 2013

Some people won’t consider home dialysis because they worry they won’t be able to handle an emergency that might arise. We appreciate these concerns, but know that thinking and planning ahead can help you dialyze at home with greater comfort and safety than in a professional center. This blog post is Part II in the series Setting up Your Home Dialysis Unit without Feeling like You’re Living in an ICU.

By Jim Myers, DPC Patient Ambassador.
December 14, 2013

I read an article yesterday that shocked me.  In Renal and Urology News, an article entitled Nephrology Society Objects to Call Against Kidney Screening caught my eye.   According to the article, the American College of Physicians, (ACP) had written a paper recommending against screening for Chronic Kidney Disease in adults without symptoms and without a history of renal failure.

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