So You Are on Dialysis

Maximizing Your Quality of Life While on Dialysis

by Allen Daugherty


Book Details

A MUST read for dialysis patients and their families.

Being on Dialysis is not an easy undertaking. There are many things that you can do to help you live longer and better lives while on dialysis. This book gives you some proven processes to help you do just that. The key elements to these processes are; cooperate, communicate, believe, trust and follow. This book also contains some messages, to you, from the Dialysis Team. Since family and support involvement is so crucial to your success, please encourage them to read this as well. We are all in this for you; so, help us, help you. We all care and certainly wish you the best!


About the Author

Allen Daugherty

ALLEN DAUGHERTY lives in Crimora, Virginia. He has three children and two grandchildren. He served in the USAF for 12 years and has been in the medical field for 46 years. He is currently a Registered Nurse and a Certified Dialysis Nurse. He has worked in dialysis for over 27 years in various roles starting out as a Patient Care Technician being eventually promoted to Director of Operations. Throughout his career, he has developed a respect and love for dialysis patients. “You just don’t get into the medical field; it is a calling. A calling that we do not take lightly; and our main goal is taking care of patients.”