Q1: is #hemodialysis HD better than PD? Outcomes and experience
Q2: is home dialysis ready and available to be standard of care?
Q3: Why is @DaVita able to collect 1000% or more of #Medicare rate from employer sponsored health plans?
I asked these questions to some experts
@justkidneying @hswapnil @nkf
Prevention of #ESRD #CKD and avoiding the need for dialysis in most cases would require:
1. Healthy lifestyle medicine at population level
2. Early diagnosis of diabetes and high blood pressure
3. Early detection of protein in the urine
4. Excellent Management of diabetes and hypertension
5. Rx behavioral health to raise engagement of the patients
6. Rx Social determinants of health- food insecurity, transportation