"Living with Chronic Kidney Disease" is a compact information book aimed at all those who want to actively deal with the topic of kidney failure and its diverse challenges.
Written from 30 years of experience in supporting people with kidney failure, it is also intended as a valuable companion for those directly affected and their families. A companion who not only supports you with extensive information, but also with numerous case studies and diverse self-help tools. An appreciative and benevolent counterpart who encourages those affected and their relatives and who supports them in various ways in a very practical way to find their own, good and fulfilling way to be on the go with the challenge of a chronic kidney disease.
Susanne Edelmann has 30 years of experience in the field of nephrology. Originally, a trained nurse, she worked as a dialysis nurse on hemodialysis for 5 years. Afterwards, she trained and cared for those affected with peritoneal dialysis for 7 years. She set up the psycho-nephrological counseling center at the St.Gallen Cantonal Hospital and then headed it for 16 years.
Susanne Edelmann has diverse trainings in counseling and teaching and heads since 2018 the competence and counseling center "Living with Chronic Kidney Disease" (www.leben-mit-niereninsuffizienz.ch) in Switzerland.