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What are the advantages of home hemodialysis?

There are a number of advantages to home hemodialysis:
  • Dialysis is done in the comfort of your own home.
  • You do not need to travel to a dialysis center.
  • You have more flexibility to choose a time of day to do dialysis.
  • You and your dialysis partner learn to do treatments independent of the center staff.

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