Abbeville, La. – Nov. 1, 2018 – Fresenius Kidney Care, the dialysis division of Fresenius Medical Care North America and the nation’s leading network of dialysis facilities, invites the community to attend an Open House celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at its new clinic in Abbeville. The clinic, which can treat a maximum of 100 patients a week, enables Fresenius Kidney Care’s local team of expert medical professionals to better serve the Vermilion Parish area’s growing dialysis community. In Louisiana, more than 9,800 patients with chronic kidney disease are on dialysis. WHAT:             Open House at Fresenius Kidney Care Veterans Memorial Dialysis Local experienced medical professionals available to discuss:

  • –       Patient services and the latest dialysis treatment options, including:

    o   In-center dialysis – provides the reassurance of staff-assisted treatment and labs all in one place

    o   At-home dialysis – offers greater independence, convenience and health benefits to patients who would otherwise spend up to 12 hours a week in a center receiving the life-sustaining care

  • –       How the center’s care team meets patients’ physical and emotional needs by individualizing their care
  • –       How Fresenius Kidney Care Veterans Memorial Dialysis strives to empower people to thrive on and live the healthiest, fullest way possible – with kidney disease treatments that fit in with life, not the other way around.
  •        How FreseniusRx renal-trained pharmacists can help dialysis patients manage their medications.

 Tour the clinic and:–       Meet the treatment team and see the treatment rooms–       Learn about other services offered at the center, such as hemodialysis travel services, and ongoing educational programs Light refreshments available. WHO:               Open to the public WHEN:             Tuesday, Nov. 13                         4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                          WHERE:          Fresenius Kidney Care Veterans Memorial Dialysis                         1820 Veterans Memorial Dr.                         Abbeville, LA 70510 COST:             Free CONTACT:      For more information, please contact Facility Administrator Louise Bellard at louise.bellard@fmc-na.com 

Originally published via KADN’s website