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Welcome to myDaVita

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New to the myDaVita community? Welcome! Introduce yourself and get to know other community members in this discussion forum.
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Donutdawn67
Dawn brown

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
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Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
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geminiborn
New & overwhelmed...

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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cathy0502
travel
Talk about working when you’ve been diagnosed with kidney disease or discuss insurance coverage with other myDaVita.com forum members.
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dac0214
Successes with Work?
by dac0214
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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Home Dialysis

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Are you new to peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis? Talk about your transition to dialysis in this forum.
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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.
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Diet & Nutrition

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Looking for kidney-friendly recipes or have questions about your CKD diet or dialysis diet? Chat about it here!
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KelseyAtDaVita
VEGA Protein & Greens
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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elegant73
Getting past the fatigue

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
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Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
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KelseyAtDaVita
Heart Attack + Dialysis
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
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What is Five-Star?

Travel

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Before you hit the road, reach out to the community for tips about traveling around the United States when you’re on dialysis.
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For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Travel to Europe with PD
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
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maryjued
Doing PD on a long flight

Transplant

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A kidney transplant is an alternative treatment to dialysis. Start a transplant discussion in this forum.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Exercise post-transplant
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
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Have you donated a kidney or are you looking into becoming a donor? Share your kidney donor story with the community.
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1scaredycat
Healthy enough to donate?

Caregivers

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Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
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When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
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Skyrst1
Help with auto repair
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Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
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frkat006
How much more.... :(
Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're on dialysis.
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DaVita Online

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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.
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dac0214
PEACE WHILE IN DIALYSIS
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Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Dianna patient hemo
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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