Study examines barriers to exercise experienced by dialysis patients

04.02.2019

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"The majority of dialysis patients included in this study, regardless of modality, believe exercise would be beneficial, but report several barriers to participating in an exercise program," said Dr. Zimmerman. A quarter of patients cited Fatique or being short of breath as a reason.