All set for first pan-European summer camp

Its only six days left until the first European summer camp for children with renal disease, called KREW, opens its doors! Is everything prepared? We spoke to  Iwona Mazur and Michał Dębski-Korzec organizing the camp: How do you feel about the Camp Krew opening this summer? Prepared, unprepared? Scared excited? Iowana: To be honest, slightly…

Travel lover combines dialysis treatment and discovering the world

Daniel Gallego, a 43 year old Spaniard, enjoys travelling. “I‘ve always loved to travel and I don‘t know why being on dialysis should stop me from doing so”, he explains. It certainly doesn‘t seem to stop Daniel. On dialysis since 1995, he has travelled as a “patient” to more than 15 countries outside of Europe….

Diaverum collects prestigious Medical Travel Award

Diaverum wins the ‘International dialysis clinic of the year’ award for its d.HOLIDAY programme. The award was given to Diaverum for demonstrating the greatest success in attracting and serving international patients who require dialysis whilst on holiday or on business. Andre Freitas, Head of Diaverum’s global d.HOLIDAY programme, says the award is “truly deserved” by…

Visit us at the leading Spanish tourism fair FITUR Health

We are happy to participate in the Spanish tourism fair FITUR presenting our d.HOLIDAY programme. Our Spanish team gives comprehensive information at the Diaverum booth in the exhibition area and in the academic zone where visitors are invited to join various workshops and lectures. “Going on holiday is very important when it comes to quality…

A warm welcome for holidaying patients in Arles

According to a patient survey, living a normal life and taking time off is what patients miss most. For patients, however, travelling seems to be full of obstacles: logistics, administration  and of course the fear of the unknown, i.e. how will people take care of me in another centre, in another city, in another country?…

Back home I thought ´That was great! I will go again!´

Roger Stamp (55) likes to discover the world. Even being a dialysis patient does not stop him from doing so. During the last seven years he has been on dialysis he has travelled all over Europe. In our interview he shares his experience to inspire other patients to also go on holiday and relax from…

Traveling to Las Vegas as a dialysis patient? No problem!

When Enes Cagatay (24) won a trip to Las Vegas, he could hardly contain his joy. But he is a dialysis patient. Can it still work? Find a center, fill out medical records, plan the treatment… With some support all challenges can be overcome. In our interview Enes tells us about his unforgettable journey: You…