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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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KelseyAtDaVita
Living with dialysis

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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alexdj1984
Hi! I am new here!
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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1scaredycat
Renvela alternatives?

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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Quiltteacher
concerned about labs
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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Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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maiahsdad
Kidney diet for diabetics

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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cassinreed01
Cramps
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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Vivianalv
Fosrenol

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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maiahsdad
What Can I Drink?
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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jlolmedo10
Reaching Out Can Pay Off!!!
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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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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For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
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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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wendydvb
Introducing myself
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
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KelseyAtDaVita
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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777Captain
Hoping to Donate, advice?

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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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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bm333333
What to do for constipation

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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ducksonlake
polycystic kidney
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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Russmeri
Spam getting ridiculous
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Message

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