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Which type of dialysis should I get if I have diabetes?

Your doctor will help you decide whether hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis is right for you. Diabetes control remains important no matter which type of dialysis is chosen.

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What information do transient dialysis centers need from travelers?
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Can I prevent the need for dialysis?
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How can I get rid of excess fluid weight caused by dialysis?
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Will I need to take any medications during dialysis?
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