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.

step 1:

Get informed

Certain types of dialysis, such as peritoneal dialysis, allow you more freedom than others. Find out more about peritoneal dialysis.

What is PD?

step 2:

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.

Why choose PD?

step 3:

Plan ahead

Find out what the requirements are before starting peritoneal dialysis so you’ll be prepared when the time comes.

Where to start planning
your dialysis?

Step 1:

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.

Learn more about peritoneal dialysis

Download the Your kidneys aren't working properly brochure for additional information about kidney disease.

Download the brochure

Step 2:

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.

Learn more about the benefits of peritoneal dialysis

Step 3:

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.

Join the community

Stay connected by joining helpful peritoneal dialysis patient communities.

Pertitoneal dialysis support group

Home peritoneal dialysis

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Ask your doctor about
peritoneal dialysis

Ask your doctor if PD could be right for you and how to start planning.

Find out how to start planning
for peritoneal dialysis

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