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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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kimw4698
New Member

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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Denlew1954
Pd what do you think
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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ppeeples
Urine output

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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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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Lenamom
Medicare and Tricare for Life
by Lenamom
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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cally417
Potassium Citrate Substitute

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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briantr
Another newbie to PD
by briantr
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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How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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lovefamily3
Weight Loss

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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amwashington21
Social Media
What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
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SarahEvans
Renal Dating! :)
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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ErikaStahl
What is nocturnal dialysis

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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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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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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imama23
Some Regrets
by imama23

Caregivers

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Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
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MelissaBaity
Metallic taste
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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Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
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danielspiegel
Daughter on Dialysis
Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're on dialysis.
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Thinechris
Me and my fistula :)

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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cpi3per1
New My DaVita Groups
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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lvdizznee
Posting lab results

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