Emergency preparation for dialysis patients

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HEPAS000041" title="Dialysis (INACTIVE)" href="/topic/health/dialysis-%28inactive%29-HEPAS000041.topic">Dialysis</a> is a lifesaving treatment for those with kidney disorders. But during emergencies, particularly bad weather, sometimes patients don't want to go &mdash; or can't get to &mdash; their usual dialysis center. There are some steps patients can take to prepare, says Brandon Eck at the DaVita dialysis centers, who volunteers with the company's emergency response team, DaVERT. <a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-ask-the-expert-0209-20120208,0,236707.story" target=new>Read the full Q&A here.</a>
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( Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun / January 25, 2012 )

Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment for those with kidney disorders. But during emergencies, particularly bad weather, sometimes patients don't want to go — or can't get to — their usual dialysis center. There are some steps patients can take to prepare, says Brandon Eck at the DaVita dialysis centers, who volunteers with the company's emergency response team, DaVERT. Read the full Q&A here.

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