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How it works

“Dialysis Snapshot” covers five areas of daily life. Each area has things to consider when choosing a dialysis treatment. The answers you provide give a snapshot of your values and lifestyle. Throughout the assessment, you can see how the different treatment options fit with your lifestyle. Some pages have more information, be sure to scroll down the pages to read it.

The Calendar

Throughout the quiz, Dialysis Snapshot calendars appear after certain questions. Click on the tabs to see the different schedules for dialysis and how they can impact your schedule and activities.

Summary page

At the end of the quiz, you receive a summary of the results. Print the results and share them with your healthcare team. Remember to always talk to your doctor about your needs, as well as the treatment options available to you.

Dialysis Snapshot is brought to you by Baxter Corporation as a service to healthcare professionals and their patients. Dialysis Snapshot has been reviewed by registered nurses, licensed dietitians and renal patients.

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Dialysis Snapshot does not collect or store “Personal Information” from members of the public or patients who use this service. “Personal information” is defined as information about an identifiable individual, and may include an individual’s name, residential address and contact information, gender, ethnic or racial origin, membership to a professional association or health information including an individual’s medical history or experience with one of our products.

Dialysis Snapshot is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as medical advice, professional advice, or a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product, policy, or course of action. You should not use this information for diagnosing a health problem or disease but should always consult your own physician. Use of “Dialysis Snapshot” Information or other Content does not substitute consultations with a qualified medical, legal, or other relevant professional, and you are strongly encouraged to review and verify the “Dialysis Snapshot” Content with such qualified professionals.