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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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openitnow22
Living with dialysis
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
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openitnow22
Medicaid/medicare
Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
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allioops
After dialysis I feel......

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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Stanleynel
Potassium Citrate Substitute

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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MichelleDaVitaRN
PD exit site infection

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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mamasue33
Zucchini peeled and cooked
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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Claytont
Weight affect on GFR?

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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kimmyp123
Reaching Out Can Pay Off!!!
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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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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Piesmom
Changing from salt to no salt
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Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
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CinPin
Live support groups to attend
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Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
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Rockykeke2
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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Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
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HugoBus
Cruising
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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
Phosphorus blockers
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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TumaloTed
Frustrated

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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sryuxlp
Lifestyle Changes
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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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sparrowdj
Store
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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f1rebrand1
username change

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