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Welcome to myDaVita

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New member? Introduce Yourself Here
New to the myDaVita community? Welcome! Introduce yourself and get to know other community members in this discussion forum.
Topics: 1,733 Posts: 5,405
1,733 5,405

General Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
Topics: 2,702 Posts: 18,114
2,702 18,114
ampva301
Employment & Insurance
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
Topics: 53 Posts: 300
53 300
lanagrace
Health Management
Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
Topics: 167 Posts: 1,032
167 1,032

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Topics: 887 Posts: 5,133
Last Post: CBD Oil
887 5,133
Kaballunda
Employment & Insurance
Talk about working when you’ve been diagnosed with kidney disease or discuss insurance coverage with other myDaVita.com forum members.
Topics: 16 Posts: 99
16 99
Health Management
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
Topics: 171 Posts: 782
171 782

Home Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Are you new to peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis? Talk about your transition to dialysis in this forum.
Topics: 645 Posts: 4,099
Last Post: Proteinuria
645 4,099
brellstab14
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Q&A
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.
Topics: 54 Posts: 186
54 186

Diet & Nutrition

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The Kidney Diet
Looking for kidney-friendly recipes or have questions about your CKD diet or dialysis diet? Chat about it here!
Topics: 1,569 Posts: 8,257
Last Post: Low Potassium Diet
1,569 8,257
Exercise & Weight Loss
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
Topics: 110 Posts: 826
110 826
taylorchan067

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Advice & Inspiration
Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
Topics: 275 Posts: 2,425
275 2,425
Educational Resources
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
Topics: 389 Posts: 1,630
389 1,630
Lifestyle Changes
What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
Topics: 130 Posts: 638
130 638
zararuth
Support
Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
Topics: 338 Posts: 2,013
338 2,013
Five-Star Quality Ratings
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
Topics: 2 Posts: 22
Last Post: What is Five-Star?
2 22
daviding777

Travel

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U.S. Travel
Before you hit the road, reach out to the community for tips about traveling around the United States when you’re on dialysis.
Topics: 127 Posts: 574
Last Post: U.S. Travel Is Easy
127 574
monicanatova
International Travel
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
Topics: 38 Posts: 157
38 157
heravinluca
Traveling on PD/HHD
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
Topics: 12 Posts: 56
12 56

Transplant

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Transplant Recipient
A kidney transplant is an alternative treatment to dialysis. Start a transplant discussion in this forum.
Topics: 298 Posts: 2,241
298 2,241
Waiting for a Transplant
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
Topics: 39 Posts: 197
Last Post: Home PD patient
39 197
nathalia11
Donors
Have you donated a kidney or are you looking into becoming a donor? Share your kidney donor story with the community.
Topics: 20 Posts: 79
Last Post: Looking to donate!
20 79

Caregivers

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Coping
Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
Topics: 38 Posts: 172
38 172
Caring for Someone with Kidney Disease
When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
Topics: 261 Posts: 1,703
261 1,703
HanoraSakura
Home Dialysis Caregiver Support
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
Topics: 82 Posts: 627
82 627
Parent Support: For Those with Children on Dialysis
Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
Topics: 4 Posts: 11
4 11
What I Do for My Caregiver
Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're on dialysis.
Topics: 67 Posts: 623
Last Post: My story so far
67 623
brielleluna2

DaVita Online

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Announcements from the DaVita Online Team
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.
Topics: 38 Posts: 213
38 213
How Can We Improve the DaVita.com Website?
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
Topics: 169 Posts: 925
169 925
kulieno
by kulieno
Need Help?
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
Topics: 149 Posts: 663
149 663
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