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Welcome to myDaVita

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New member? Introduce Yourself Here
New to the myDaVita community? Welcome! Introduce yourself and get to know other community members in this discussion forum.
Topics: 1,812 Posts: 5,605
1,812 5,605

General Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
Topics: 2,732 Posts: 18,298
2,732 18,298
Employment & Insurance
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
Topics: 62 Posts: 356
62 356
britmartinez
Health Management
Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
Topics: 200 Posts: 1,056
200 1,056

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Topics: 895 Posts: 5,151
895 5,151
Employment & Insurance
Talk about working when you’ve been diagnosed with kidney disease or discuss insurance coverage with other myDaVita.com forum members.
Topics: 49 Posts: 140
49 140
Health Management
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
Topics: 189 Posts: 926
Last Post: Chronic diarrhea
189 926
jenniekim

Home Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Are you new to peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis? Talk about your transition to dialysis in this forum.
Topics: 653 Posts: 4,135
653 4,135
Robonaa
by Robonaa
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Q&A
CAPD is a type of dialysis that can be done at home, or even at work. In this forum, Michelle Cassin, RN and Senior Clinical Director of DaVita Home Dialysis will respond to your questions. Please note: for time sensitive issues, always contact your care team or on-call nurse directly for the fastest response.
Topics: 54 Posts: 192
Last Post: Infrared Sauna?
54 192
LauraHo
by LauraHo

Diet & Nutrition

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The Kidney Diet
Looking for kidney-friendly recipes or have questions about your CKD diet or dialysis diet? Chat about it here!
Topics: 1,583 Posts: 8,414
Last Post: Low Potassium Diet
1,583 8,414
Exercise & Weight Loss
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
Topics: 111 Posts: 845
Last Post: Bodybuilding??!
111 845
AmberBrion

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Advice & Inspiration
Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
Topics: 279 Posts: 2,433
279 2,433
Educational Resources
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
Topics: 393 Posts: 1,655
393 1,655
Lifestyle Changes
What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
Topics: 134 Posts: 670
134 670
Support
Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
Topics: 339 Posts: 2,020
339 2,020
Five-Star Quality Ratings
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
Topics: 2 Posts: 24
Last Post: What is Five-Star?
2 24
Neoqee232

Travel

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U.S. Travel
Before you hit the road, reach out to the community for tips about traveling around the United States when you’re on dialysis.
Topics: 129 Posts: 612
129 612
backlinkking
International Travel
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
Topics: 35 Posts: 159
35 159
guivargas24
Traveling on PD/HHD
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
Topics: 12 Posts: 63
12 63
cindsyssdzp

Transplant

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Transplant Recipient
A kidney transplant is an alternative treatment to dialysis. Start a transplant discussion in this forum.
Topics: 300 Posts: 2,259
Last Post: Ezekiel Bread
300 2,259
davidjohn68
Waiting for a Transplant
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
Topics: 39 Posts: 206
Last Post: Home PD patient
39 206
eduardoacosta
Donors
Have you donated a kidney or are you looking into becoming a donor? Share your kidney donor story with the community.
Topics: 20 Posts: 95
20 95

Caregivers

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Coping
Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
Topics: 39 Posts: 184
39 184
Caring for Someone with Kidney Disease
When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
Topics: 261 Posts: 1,722
261 1,722
Home Dialysis Caregiver Support
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
Topics: 82 Posts: 639
82 639
Parent Support: For Those with Children on Dialysis
Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
Topics: 4 Posts: 14
4 14
TynanKauphusman
What I Do for My Caregiver
Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're on dialysis.
Topics: 67 Posts: 622
67 622

DaVita Online

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Announcements from the DaVita Online Team
We'll post announcements on upcoming content or tools we add to DaVita.com here. You'll have a chance to respond to our changes.
Topics: 39 Posts: 224
Last Post: polycystic kidney
39 224
mryazzy
by mryazzy
How Can We Improve the DaVita.com Website?
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
Topics: 168 Posts: 936
168 936
Need Help?
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
Topics: 158 Posts: 689
158 689
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