Treatment Options

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You have options when it comes to treating your kidney disease. With the help of your doctor, you can find more than one treatment that best fits your everyday needs. From dialyzing at home, getting treated at a center or receiving a kidney transplant, there is an option that’s right for you.

Home Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)

Starting peritoneal dialysis (PD) can dramatically improve your health and should make you feel better. It has become the most common form of home dialysis treatment among patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD).
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Home Hemodialysis (HHD)

More patients are choosing home hemodialysis (HHD) for its many benefits, including easy-to-use machines, a better quality of life and helpful training courses.
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In-Center Dialysis

In-center hemodialysis is for people who prefer to have their treatments at a dialysis center. Hemodialysis filters the blood of wastes and extra fluid when the kidneys are no longer able to perform this function.
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In-Center Nocturnal Dialysis

In-center nocturnal dialysis turns nonproductive sleep time into hemodialysis treatment time, giving patients their daylight hours back. Patients receive hemodialysis in their dialysis center overnight for 6-8 hours while they sleep.
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Transplant

For people who have lost nearly 90% of their kidney function, a kidney transplant can be an alternative to dialysis. While dialysis replaces failed renal function, a transplant replaces a diseased kidney.
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