Selecting a Treatment
Learn about treatment options for kidney failure
As the table below shows, there are different treatment options for kidney failure.
|Treatment options for kidney failure|
|Other Treatment Options|
The right option for you will depend on your physical health, your lifestyle and your personal preferences. You and your doctor should discuss all your health issues—including kidney disease and other medical conditions—that may impact your choice.
- Are you employed or do you attend school, full or part time?
- Are you an “active parent” or a “caregiver” of another person?
- Do you live in an area where travel time to a clinic might exceed 40 minutes?
- Do you enjoy the company of other patients?
- Do you want to take an active role in your care?