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Resources for Dialysis Patients who Need Financial Assistance

If you are a dialysis patients who is struggling with financial obligations complicated by the pandemic, there are resources that might be available to you. To learn more click the link below.

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UNOS Announces New Continuous Distribution Organ Allocation System

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is the non-profit serving as the nation’s transplant system under contract with the federal governmentWorking together with transplant hospitals, organ procurement organizations and volunteers to leverage data and advances in science and technology to continuously strengthen the system, increase the number of organs recovered and the number of transplants performed, and ensure patients across the nation have equitable access to transplant. Under continuous distribution, candidates listed at hospitals closer to the donor will continue to receive more priority than candidates listed at hospitals farther away. But rather than using specific boundaries to separate “local” from “non-local” candidates—the fixed boundaries used in allocation policy for many years—all candidates will receive priority on a sliding scale formula that balances relative organ transport distance with other important clinical factors.
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Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Adults

Click the link below to view a downloadable and sharable document that shows the benefits of physical activity for adults. No matter your current physical ability or the health challenges, you can incorporate physical activity into your life and experience the benefits.

Remember, you are not competing with anyone so there is no end goal or race to the finish. It's just making small everyday changes to your life that will improve your quality of living.

Downloadable File of Benefits to Incorporating Physical Movement

 

ESRD Patient News Fall 2021 Issue

The new edition of the ESRD Patient News newsletter is available for viewing and download. Click the button above or click here to access the newsletter.