FAQ

Find the answers to all your dialysis questions.

FAQ

Here are some of our Frequently Asked Questions about Dialysis.

When is dialysis needed?
You need dialysis when you develop end stage kidney failure --usually by the time you lose about 85 to 90 percent of your kidney function.
What does dialysis do?
Is kidney failure permanent?
Where is dialysis done?
Are there different types of dialysis?
What is haemodialysis?
How long do haemodialysis treatments last?
What is peritoneal dialysis and how does it work?
What are the different kinds of peritoneal dialysis and how do they work?
Will dialysis help cure the kidney disease?
Is dialysis uncomfortable?
How long has dialysis been available?
How long can you live on dialysis?
Is dialysis expensive?
Do dialysis patients feel normal?
Do dialysis patients have to control their diets?
Can dialysis Patients travel?
Can dialysis patients continue to work?