LMC also offers the only Peritoneal Dialysis unit in the area. This is a type of dialysis treatment patients do at home with the help of a family member or friend. Peritoneal Dialysis is an option for patients who would prefer this type of treatment if their physician believes they are a good candidate.
Before beginning Peritoneal Dialysis, the patient and their dialysis helper go through training provided by LMC dialysis nurses. When training is completed, nurses are available should questions or problems arise.
Supplies are delivered directly to patients' homes monthly and patients are required to meet every four to six weeks at LMC with the dialysis staff and physician.