Are you worried that dialysis will control your life? It doesn’t have to. There are dialysis options available that let you maintain your lifestyle.
The following steps will help you understand peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment and how it may be right for you.
Certain types of dialysis, such as peritoneal dialysis, allow you more freedom than others. Find out more about peritoneal dialysis.
Choose your treatment
Understanding how the benefits of peritoneal dialysis could impact your lifestyle may help you choose a treatment that’s right for you.
Find out what the requirements are before starting peritoneal dialysis so you’ll be prepared when the time comes.
Get informed about peritoneal dialysis
Your chronic kidney disease is advancing to the point where you will likely need dialysis. Have you thought about which type of dialysis could be right for you?
Peritoneal dialysis is a treatment option that allows more freedom than others at no additional cost.
Download the Your kidneys aren't working properly brochure for additional information about kidney disease.
Choose peritoneal dialysis to keep your lifestyle
When choosing a dialysis treatment, there are lifestyle factors that may help you and your doctor determine the best option for you. The more your treatment suits your lifestyle, the more likely you are to stay on track.
Peritoneal dialysis offers unique benefits that allow you to continue your lifestyle.
Start planning your peritoneal dialysis today
Talk openly with your doctor about your dialysis treatment preferences and personal priorities. Together with your doctor, you can ensure that your dialysis treatment fulfills both.
It’s never too early to start preparing for your dialysis.
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Ask your doctor if PD could be right for you and how to start planning.