Patient Stories

Who does more frequent home hemodialysis? People like you!

These patients have given NxStage permission to share their experiences with more frequent home therapy using the NxStage® System One. Please note that the experiences and results reported by these patients will not necessarily be experienced by another patient. All patients differ and their experiences and results will vary. Also, training and treatment requirements reported by these patients are determined by their clinic. Your experiences and clinic requirements may differ.

The NxStage System One gives patients flexibility to perform their treatments during the day or overnight while they sleep. Patients on NxStage typically perform treatments 5 to 6 days per week. Performing more frequent home hemodialysis may improve your quality of life and clinical benefits.

Click on each name or picture to view their stories to see how more frequent home hemodialysis with NxStage is making a difference in their lives.

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Patient Stories


Meet Don and learn how he took control of his chronic kidney disease with the NxStage® System One™.

Meet Greg, a dialysis patient who chased athletic adventures across the country as an ultra-marathon runner.

Meet Henning; his inspirational story is about a man who pursued active and athletic endeavors around the world, despite significant health challenges, including ESRD.

Meet Laurie, a two-time dialysis patient. Knowing, the second time around, she would have to face going to a dialysis center again was a daunting task.

Meet Robby, a special education teacher, ghost tour guide, husband, dad and dialysis patient.