10-Day Final Project
Over 37 million people in the United States suffer from chronic kidney disease and rely on machines within dialysis facilities to filter toxins and fluid from their kidneys. Dialysis treatments take place multiple times a week and it can be very expensive. However, if you suffer from chronic kidney disease Medicare can cover most of the costs. So, I went to the drawing board and decided to build an app to help dialysis patients.
KidneyCAT is a Medicare Approved Dialysis Facility finder. It was built using Python and PostgreSQL to store user data and dialysis facility information on the backend. For the front-end, I used HTML, CSS, and Flask to create a smooth user experience and dashboard. The Google Maps and Places API I chose enables patients to search for any Medicare-approved facility within their preferred city or state. Also, within the dashboard, there are buttons that allow patients to create appointments, invite other users, find a list of kidney healthy foods, and send appointment reminders using SendGrid Mail API.
Watch my video presentation of this capstone below…