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People with kidney diseases go through a wide range of healthcare. These four films highlight their experiences from early stage kidney disease through to having dialysis and having a kidney transplant. The films also explain the different treatment options that are available.The final film outlines the support available and emphasises the importance of taking control of your condition.


Patient journeys through kidney healthcare

Living Life to the Full on Dialysis

Seven patients tell their stories about self-care dialysis.

Introduction

The background to self-care kidney dialysis and the options available

Running time 1 min. 6 secs.
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Haemodialysis

Self-caring haemodialysis in a hospital dialysis unit or at home

Running time 1 min. 25 secs.

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Case study: Maddy Warren

Taking control and leading a busy life Dialysis option: Home Haemodialysis (HHD)

Running time 5 mins. 9 secs.
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Case study: Ray Solanki

Getting life back to normal Dialysis option: Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD)

Running time 4 mins. 50 secs.
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Case study: Andrew Samuel

Spending more time with the family Dialysis option: Home Haemodialysis (HHD)

Running time 4 mins. 55 secs.
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Case study: Glenna Huby

Creating a flexible daily routine Dialysis option: Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)

Running time 2 mins. 37 secs.
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Case study: Patrick Pearson Miles

Dialysing at night to free up the day Dialysis option: Nocturnal Home Haemodialysis (NHHD)

Running time 5 mins. 18 secs.
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Case study: Sophie Barnes

Keeping an active life with dialysis at work and home Dialysis option: CAPD and APD

Running time 4 mins. 48 secs.
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Case study: David Browne

Keeping home life and dialysis separate Dialysis option: In Centre Haemodialysis

Running time 3 mins. 55 secs.
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These videos were produced by The Kidney Disease Modernisation Initiative. They are meant for information purposes only and do not replace the detailed discussions you have with your consultant and other healthcare professionals. The detail in these videos was correct when they were filmed in 2007.