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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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vinniemac
Kidney donor now with CKD

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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Nickibaby
Staying positive
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
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dac0214
How to STAY employed?
by dac0214
Trying to control diabetes or hypertension? Discuss these and other health conditions associated with end stage renal disease.
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sadiestowe
getting through the day
Have questions about medications commonly prescribed to people on dialysis? Ask them in this section.
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Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Need to control diabetes or high blood pressure? Discuss these and other health conditions associated with kidney disease.
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Jshukert
Lupus & CKD
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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dac0214
Successes with Work?
by dac0214
Have questions about medications for the kidney care community? Ask them in this section.
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jsolomons
Acid reflux medications

Home Dialysis

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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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cassinreed01
PD SOLUTION
Are you new to peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis? Talk about your transition to dialysis in this forum.
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Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
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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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Jhoggan
Non dairy creamer vs milk
by Jhoggan
From phosphorus and potassium to hemoglobin and albumin, get answers to your questions about nutrition and lab values.
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1scaredycat
a1c
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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aquamous
Blood pressure

Education, inspiration & lifestyle

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Wondering what Five-Star is and what it means for you? Read on.
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KelseyAtDaVita
What is Five-Star?
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
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KelseyAtDaVita
Heart Attack + Dialysis
Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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raramorgan
Davita Friends
Have you experience any lifestyle changes after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with people like you in this forum.
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YoungandRestless12
Renal Dating! :)

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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It is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel in this forum.
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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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maryjued
Doing PD on a long flight

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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KelseyAtDaVita
Transplant advice
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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Caregivers

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Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Stressed
When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
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1scaredycat
Help with auto repair
Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you are 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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dac0214
PEACE WHILE IN DIALYSIS
by dac0214
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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KelseyAtDaVita
Searching and listing
Is something broken? Having issues acessing your lab results through the DaVita Health Portal? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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