What are the advantages of hemodialysis at a dialysis center?

There are a number of advantages to hemodialysis at a dialysis center:
  • Trained staff perform all aspects of treatment. (You may be able to do some things yourself like insert the needles.)
  • Since other people are dialyzing at same time, friendships may develop.

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