Nurse Ruth shares if patients who are on home kidney dialysis can travel.
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Traveling Options for Patients on Home Kidney Dialysis Ruth Gray: For the patients doing in-home hemo dialysis, there are a couple of options in traveling. One, you can take the cycler with you in the car traveling mode and do dialysis in hotel rooms or family’s home. However, you choose but you can’t take your cycler with you. If you’re going in an extended like in a cross country trip, I have a gentleman who is going next week and going to have supplies delivered to his son’s house and we’ll do his treatments there with his own cycler. The other option that you can do is to make arrangement to travel and run in-center, at an in-center freeing up both you and your family’s member or your partner who’s helping you to have more vacation time on your own.