Podcast by Kidney Patient Views Podcast
Episode 18: Act Of Hope
Transplant recipient Della Major talks about being empowered and having hope throughout the kidney transplant process.
Episode 17: Accepting Dialysis on Your Terms
In this podcast Amy Hoffman talks about how she was able to navigate through dialysis and depression and find a way to make dialysis work for her.
Episode 16: Reviewing Your Options
This podcast features Edward F.Hollinger, Jr., MD, PhD,, Surgical Director of Kidney Transplant at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Hollinger discusses the benefits of finding a transplant program that best fits the patient’s needs. He also discusses what patients who may not be eligible to be listed should do while waiting.
Episode 14: Empowering Patients Through Support Groups
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.
Episode 13: Support Groups
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.
Episode 12: Who Is The Renal Network?
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.