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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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hnadin01
looking for recipe calculator

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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Lonteman
Questions
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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marielouise
Chest Pains on dialysis

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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Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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smith222
Ketogenic Diet/Lifestyle

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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gerry581
Infrared Sauna?

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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lussered
Dreams about food?
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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FelicityYoung
Tattoos
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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gloriaw
What is Five-Star?
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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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JellyMin
RV rental from Las Vegas
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
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23savage
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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JellyMin
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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JellyMin
Ezekiel Bread
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
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JellyMin
Home PD patient
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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PKDGUY5
Looking to donate!
by PKDGUY5

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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VickieLee
In Home Peritoneal Dialysis
Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
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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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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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RDSara
NEED to change security answers
by RDSara
Topics: 10,693   Posts: 59,426   Members: 705,180   Active Members: 3,465
Welcome to our newest member, BlessedRay.