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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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howardellis
PD patient and Colondoscopy

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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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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RDSara
Understanding Number Discrepancy
by RDSara
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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stumpr54
Medicare Advantage Insurance
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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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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pray105
how do you organize?
by pray105
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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gegegerianian
Low Carb Diet
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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Deemaxxx
Fluid retention- 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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ciroimmobile0017
Inspirational quotes
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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Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
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Jsuter11
Support groups
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
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missy1972
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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Topazz1167
Waterproof pouch
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
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howardellis
Travel to Europe with PD
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
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mopargm66
Cruising on pd

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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Karen01
Immunosuppression & Vaccines
by Karen01
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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PKDGUY5
Looking to donate!
by PKDGUY5

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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Gerrys57
Caregiver diet concerns
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
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VickieLee
In Home Peritoneal Dialysis
Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
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Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're 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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Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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aalinda01
Meal Planner
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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RDSara
WellDyne
by RDSara

Topics: 10,450   Posts: 54,873   Members: 662,009   Active Members: 7,589
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