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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: 1,796 Posts: 5,564
Last Post: Hey
1,796 5,564
lanikaner
Hey

General Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
Topics: 2,734 Posts: 18,246
2,734 18,246
Employment & Insurance
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
Topics: 55 Posts: 323
55 323
Zeinab99
Health Management
Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
Topics: 211 Posts: 1,113
Last Post: New to pd dialysis
211 1,113
luckyal2

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Share Your Experience
Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Topics: 895 Posts: 5,177
895 5,177
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: 102
16 102
janewn2
by janewn2
Health Management
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
Topics: 180 Posts: 822
180 822

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: 652 Posts: 4,120
652 4,120
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: 190
Last Post: Infrared Sauna?
54 190
ampva301

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: 1,575 Posts: 8,338
1,575 8,338
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: 834
110 834

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Advice & Inspiration
Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
Topics: 281 Posts: 2,442
281 2,442
OronEdwyn
Educational Resources
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
Topics: 390 Posts: 1,646
390 1,646
Lifestyle Changes
What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
Topics: 131 Posts: 643
131 643
Support
Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
Topics: 338 Posts: 2,016
Last Post: Get together
338 2,016
cultuzamlu
Five-Star Quality Ratings
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
Topics: 2 Posts: 23
Last Post: What is Five-Star?
2 23
ampva301

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: 128 Posts: 592
128 592
jkoenzuraida
International Travel
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
Topics: 38 Posts: 168
38 168
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: 67
12 67

Transplant

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Transplant Recipient
A kidney transplant is an alternative treatment to dialysis. Start a transplant discussion in this forum.
Topics: 300 Posts: 2,250
300 2,250
Waiting for a Transplant
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
Topics: 39 Posts: 200
Last Post: Overwhelmed
39 200
taosnmaosn
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: 88
20 88

Caregivers

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Coping
Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
Topics: 39 Posts: 182
39 182
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: 1,709
261 1,709
Home Dialysis Caregiver Support
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
Topics: 82 Posts: 640
82 640
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: 625
Last Post: My story so far
67 625
arreolajongmt67

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: 218
38 218
How Can We Improve the DaVita.com Website?
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
Topics: 169 Posts: 930
169 930
Salemardan
Need Help?
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
Topics: 208 Posts: 865
Last Post: holiday cottages
208 865
Ratskorogami
Topics: 10,989   Posts: 60,834   Members: 755,688   Active Members: 6,052
Welcome to our newest member, ermrmark.