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Understand Your Rights as an Employee with Kidney Disease

Empower yourself by understanding your rights as an employee with kidney disease. Whether you need to take a leave of absence or to adjust your workspace, take steps to learn about your rights and how to exercise them. Take a

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How Home Dialysis Got Chris Back on Her Feet

“My biggest joy is living my life the way that I want to live it, as fully as I can,” says Chris. As a dancer and instructor living in Houston, it was imperative that a kidney disease diagnosis didn’t keep her down. Discover how Chris got back to doing what she loves with the help of home dialysis.

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Keeping Your Job When You Have Chronic Kidney Disease

When you have kidney disease or need dialysis, you can keep working. There are benefits to working, such as keeping your insurance and maintaining your lifestyle. However, you may need to make adjustments depending on how you feel or your dialysis schedule. Find out how keeping your job when you have kidney disease can be possible and positive.

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Going to School on Home Dialysis

Home dialysis is a treatment option that offers more flexibility with your daily schedule. People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) requiring dialysis who wish to go to school often choose home dialysis. School is a place to be around your peers while becoming educated in a field that interests you. Learn how going to school on home dialysis is possible.

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Work and Travel on Dialysis

People on dialysis can find it challenging to schedule their life around treatments. But many patients find that keeping a job and allotting vacation time are great ways to get out and enjoy life. You do not have to quit work when you are on dialysis. Whichever dialysis modality you choose, you can schedule it around your work. Travel is also doable if you plan before you head out on the open road, in the air or on the high seas. Learn how you can work and travel on dialysis.

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