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Home Hemodialysis Fact Sheets

These tools will help guide you through home hemodialysis (HHD), a type of dialysis that you can do in the comfort of your own home. They are for both people with chronic kidney disease and their caregivers. These tools supplement the training material you may receive from your clinic. Please speak to your healthcare team if you have questions or need more information.

These fact sheets will explain the basics about your care, help you understand how hemodialysis works, and guide you on how to do it safely at home.

How Hemodialysis Works

Types of Home Hemodialysis 

Types of Vascular Access

Caring for an AV Fistula and AV Graft

Why Choose Home Hemodialysis

Diet on Home Hemodialysis

Medications on Home Hemodialysis

Travelling on Home Hemodialysis