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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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Kidney disease, stage4
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General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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Mikebernstei316289
Your words matter
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
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Ataraxia9
Can Anyone Help?
Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
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DanCars
Home HD machines in Canada
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Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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13times
medication help
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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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s2emgill
Medicare and Tricare for Life
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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maggie59
Gabapentin 300mg

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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How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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Constance263
Surgery

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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jfar
Jokes
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Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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MarshaB
Protein Powder
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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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Beener61967
Get together
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
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missy1972
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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Igorkievsky
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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mopargm66
Cruising on pd

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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openitnow22
So disappointed
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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When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
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Dawn1104
Lifestyle Changes
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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lritzert
Caregiver of the Year Award

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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Ag925AZ
Phone App?
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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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Constance263
Surgery

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