LAWRENCE, Mass., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM) is a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products and together with its patients and their care partners is leading the home hemodialysis revolution. Because of their passion and enthusiasm, NxStageUsers, together with thousands of other patients, continue to fuel the growth of NxStage by helping to change the dialysis treatment paradigm and give dialysis patients greater access to quality care, including more frequent hemodialysis with the NxStage System One™.
The Second Annual NxStageUsers Group Meet-Up and Conference is being held from October 2nd to 5th in New Orleans. The event, "Patient-Centered Dialysis: You're in the Drivers Seat!" is host to numerous speakers, including prominent nephrologists, dialyzors, care partners, and industry leaders. NxStageUsers is an independent patient advocacy organization that is not affiliated with NxStage Medical, Inc.
"NxStageUsers appreciates all that NxStage Medical has done and is doing to reinvent home dialysis and allow people to be rehabilitated as was the original mandate of the Medicare program for kidney failure," said Rich Berkowitz, President and Founder of NxStageUsers. "Meet-ups like this empower us to further spread the word of the positive impact of home hemodialysis therapy. We look forward to future years of meet-ups and conferences under our new expanded banner of Home Dialyzors United."
"It is truly amazing to see our patients and their families independently gather and host a growing conference dedicated to advancing the quality of care of home hemodialysis patients," said Joe Turk, President, North America of NxStage. "Our patients have told us that with the freedom to dialyze when and where they want, they feel better, they
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