RUSH decided to adopt home hemodialysis because his rigorous in-center, three-times-a-week treatment schedule not only left him feeling ill and fatigued, but also made his professional work as a hip hop artist particularly difficult.
With the System One, RUSH was able to take his dialysis on the road and do treatments on his own schedule. With this flexibility, RUSH was able to go on tour with renowned hip hop artist Pitbull, an opportunity he believes he could not easily have seized as an in-center patient. RUSH believes that more frequent treatments also helped increase his energy, enabling him to lose weight and improve his health enough to qualify for a kidney transplant. RUSH received a transplant in
I believe more frequent treatment with the System One gave me the freedom and health to pursue my career and to qualify for my kidney transplant, said David RUSH. Though I am no longer a patient, I remain grateful for the opportunities daily home dialysis afforded me and hope to continue to raise awareness of kidney disease and this therapy option.
We’re pleased to celebrate with David and other patients for whom more frequent hemodialysis with the System One not only allows them to live longer, better, healthier lives, but also may better position them for transplant success, said
About the NxStage System One
The NxStage System One is the first and only truly portable hemodialysis system cleared for home use by the
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