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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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General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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abrennan78
HIgh Phosphorous
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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Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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Clancy2018
New CKD New to site
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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ssteerman
Working Out with CKD

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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robins50
supplies
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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Michikooka
Help with Weight Gain

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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Docjimbo99
Transplant
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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sjtracy
Caretakers
by sjtracy
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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Teresa316
Money worries
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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lingalalinga
Travel to mexico
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
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Allanspk
Flying with PD Machine

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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stumpr54
Some Regrets

Caregivers

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Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
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stevecote
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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sryuxlp
Sometimes frustrated
by sryuxlp
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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cpi3per1
New My DaVita Groups
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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ppeeples
Hemodialysis log
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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carolynje
Lighting

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