Kidney Patient Views
Summary: Podcast by Kidney Patient Views Podcast
Support groups focus on patient power – the strength patients gain by sharing their personal stories and struggles with each other. In this episode, nephrologist Dr. Anu Wadhua and dialysis patient Micheal Turner talk about their combined efforts to run a successful support group in Chicago. For more information, Dr. Wadhua can be reached by email at ChicagoSupportGroup@gmail.com.
Quin discusses the importance of support groups with Dr. Rakhi Khanna and Social Worker Julie Siefers. Recognizing the need for patients and caregivers to come together and to share, they began their own support group in Waukegan Harbor last year.
Network staff members talk about who we are, what we do, and how we can impact the care of patients with End Stage Renal Disease.
Caprisheus Barbee, MSW, is the Director of Patient Services for The Renal Network/ESRD Network 10. In this episode, she discusses patient grievances, the Network's role in resolving grievances, and resources to assist facilities and patients with the grievance process.
A patient story about overcoming several hurdles on her wait to get a transplant.
Listen as Kathy shares her story and how she remains active and hopeful while living with chronic kidney disease.
Listen as Steve Radakovitz from University of Chicago speaks about the Living Donor Champion program that helps teach patients how to tell their unique story and begin the process of looking for a living donor.
Listen as Christina Goalby from Explore Transplant and Health Literacy Media shares why we need to teach our patients about transplant, when they are ready to learn, what they need to know, and how to teach them.
A home therapy nurse is able to help patients by sharing his own experience with dialysis and transplant.
Each member of the Curry family shares their part of their living donor transplant story.
Our Patient Liaison tells her transplant story.
The 2106 Robert Felter Award Winner talks about his work in the kidney disease community
Patient Liaison Quin Taylor discusses emergency preparedness for dialysis patients.
In this episode an end stage renal disease patient discusses her journey to home dialysis.