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Dialysis Choices: Choosing the Right Option for You!

Choosing a treatment option for your kidney failure is a personal decision. It is important that your choice supports your lifestyle and values. The right treatment for you depends on these factors and on your medical condition.

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Dialysis Choices: Choosing the Right Option for You! - Spanish

Choosing a treatment option for your kidney failure is a personal decision. It is important that your choice supports your lifestyle and values. The right treatment for you depends on these factors and on your medical condition.

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MyDialysisChoice.org

A program of the non-profit MEI, the "My Life, My Dialysis Choice" website offers an interactive tool to help you choose the right treatment for YOU, so you can feel your best AND live the way you want to.

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Know the Facts About Home Dialysis Choices

This document outlines the treatment options for home dialysis.

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Know the Facts About Home Dialysis Choices - Spanish

This document outlines the treatment options for home dialysis.

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Get the Facts: Kidney Transplantation

Learn the facts about getting a kidney transplant and how it might affect you, before you make decisions about your treatment.

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Is A Kidney Transplant Right for Me?

When you find out that your kidneys are failing, you may wonder about a kidney transplant. Would you qualify for a kidney transplant? Is a transplant right for you? Everyone is different. What is right for one person is not always right for another. Before you make any decisions about your treatment options, learn the facts about getting a kidney transplant and how it might affect you.

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Your Life, Your Choice: Stories from Kidney Transplant Patients and Donors

This booklet contains real-life stories of kidney transplant recipients and donors, as told in their own words.

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Kidney Failure: What are my treatment choices?

This document outlines items to consider when choosing the treatment option that will help you stay active and productive. 

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Be Prepared: Safe Hemodialysis Treament Checklist

This simple checklist will help to ensure you have a safe hemodialysis treatment, every time.

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Dos & Don'ts: How to Keep Your Vascular Access Healthy

Your access is so important that it is sometimes referred to as your "lifeline for a lifetime." Proper care of your access is essential to ensure that it lasts and functions properly. This document provides some important tips that may help your access last longer.

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Lifeline for a Lifetime: Planning for Your Vascular Access

This guide is meant to help you get started in making a vascular access for hemodialysis. In order to get started, you will need an access plan to help guide you through all the steps toward a fistula or graft. You and your dialysis care team will make this plan together.

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Lifeline for a Lifetime: Planning for Your Vascular Access - Spanish

This Spanish language guide is meant to help you get started in making a vascular access for hemodialysis. In order to get started, you will need an access plan to help guide you through all the steps toward a fistula or graft. You and your dialysis care team will make this plan together.

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Let's Talk: Questions or Concerns about a Permanent Access?

It's normal to have concerns and questions about your access, and its important to talk about those concerns with your kidney care team. This documents provides guidance on permanent accesses and how to be an active participant with your healthcare team.

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