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Bill Peckham doing self-dialysis & cannulation via buttonhole method

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Published on May 3, 2012

I produced this video to show how I get on dialysis nearly every night at home. I do not recommend that anyone change how they initiate dialysis based on this video but I did want to present one way self dialysis can be accomplished in the home.

I do recommend that people with Stage 5 Kidney Disease investigate the more frequent dialysis option, high dose dialysis. Dialysis more than three times a week is not for everyone but if it is for you, you are going to love a high dose of dialysis compared to a three day a week dose.

After 11 years of an incenter three day a week dose, I switched to high dose dialysis at home in August 2001.

Dialyzing at home has improved my physical and mental health, and has minimized the overall burden imposed by dialysis .

If you are interested in more information about high dose home hemodialysis, check out the Home Dialysis Central website:
www.homedialysis.org
the forum area of Home Dialysis Central provides the opportunity to connect with people all over the world who are benifiting from an increased dose of dialysis.

For support try the Dialysis_Support group, part of Yahoo egroups. That website is here:
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/...

www.billpeckham.com
Videographer: Lisa Farnham

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