Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Shortage of in-home dialysis solution worries patients

Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who drive several times a week to dialysis centers, Joanna Galeas relies on an increasingly popular at-home alternative to treat her kidney failure.
Galeas, 30, of Los Angeles, is among tens of thousands of U.S. residents who use peritoneal dialysis at home. She fills her abdomen with a sterile solution that helps remove toxins from her blood, a function ordinarily performed by healthy kidneys....


No comments:

Post a Comment