Message Board Rules

Home Dialysis Central is a one-stop resource for patients and professionals who want to learn more about home dialysis options–what they are, where you can find them, and why you might want to choose one.

You’ll find descriptions of five types of home dialysis, centers that offer home options, pending laws that affect home treatments, research, links, professional resources, and more.

Please do not post commercial endorsements, product information, treatment advice, political statements, or requests for donations. All research recruitment requests must be approved by the Medical Education Institute BEFORE posting, or your posts will be immediately removed.

Home Dialysis Central cannot monitor these message boards 24 hours a day, and is not responsible for the contents, accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any messages posted. Views expressed by message authors are not necessarily those of Home Dialysis Central. If you feel that a posted message is objectionable, please e-mail us immediately at Home Dialysis Central can and will remove objectionable messages. Message removal is a manual process and may not occur immediately.

You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use these message boards to post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, profane, threatening, sexually exploitable, invasive of a person’s privacy, or that otherwise violates any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by this bulletin board.

Although Home Dialysis Central does not and cannot review the messages posted and is not responsible for the content of any of these messages, Home Dialysis Central reserves the right to delete any message or member for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Home Dialysis Central, vBulletin (the makers of the message board software), and their agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s).

Home Dialysis Central also reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.

Please note that advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are inappropriate to these message boards. If you criticize an organization, company, or individual, you MUST use your own name and e-mail address or your message will be deleted.