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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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MaeRiggs
Happy New Year!

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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erijah73
Disgusted
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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ginab1972
cramping and headaches

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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JudyinCA
Scared and new to all of this
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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MissMiglietta
What to do?! :-/
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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rahul70
Aeronesp vs. Epogen
by rahul70

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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23tlou2
Pain in abdomin
by 23tlou2
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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livinlg
Last meal of day before P.D
by livinlg

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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How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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felicia22
So Confused
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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jays1030
Caretakers
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
Local Support Groups
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
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KelseyAtDaVita
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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KelseyAtDaVita
Dare County Dialysis
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
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drsteve54
Cruising and Dialysis
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
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KelseyAtDaVita
Hawaii Vacation

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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Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
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sra113474
Transplant list
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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Caregivers

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Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
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KelseyAtDaVita
So Overwhelming!
When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
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Minnie0715
Novasource
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
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NadineS
Deena
by NadineS
Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
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deambra
Daughter on Dialysis
by deambra
Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're on dialysis.
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MelissaMa
My story so far

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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Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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geatman
worse web site I have ever seen
by geatman
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Bug in Health Portal

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