Announcement

Announcement Module
Collapse
No announcement yet.

Forum

Page Title Module
Collapse

Welcome to myDaVita

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
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: 1,735 Posts: 5,411
1,735 5,411
henry082

General Dialysis

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
Share Your Experience
Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
Topics: 2,708 Posts: 18,120
Last Post: Skin and hair
2,708 18,120
StanMoller
Employment & Insurance
Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
Topics: 54 Posts: 321
54 321
Health Management
Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
Topics: 166 Posts: 1,057
166 1,057

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
Share Your Experience
Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Topics: 890 Posts: 5,174
Last Post: Lab results
890 5,174
Reine_Y
by Reine_Y
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
Last Post: life insurance
16 99
stumpr54
Health Management
Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
Topics: 175 Posts: 835
175 835

Home Dialysis

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
Share Your Experience
Are you new to peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis? Talk about your transition to dialysis in this forum.
Topics: 648 Posts: 4,110
648 4,110
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: 185
Last Post: Personality Changes
54 185
Beardawg

Diet & Nutrition

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
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: 8,362
1,575 8,362
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: 835
110 835
katherinebrid

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
Advice & Inspiration
Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
Topics: 276 Posts: 2,425
276 2,425
XeniaXenia
Educational Resources
Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
Topics: 389 Posts: 1,626
389 1,626
Lifestyle Changes
What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
Topics: 130 Posts: 642
Last Post: Hair
130 642
Delanywud
Support
Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
Topics: 338 Posts: 2,013
Last Post: diet in stage 3
338 2,013
naisoantosb
Five-Star Quality Ratings
Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
Topics: 2 Posts: 21
Last Post: What is Five-Star?
2 21
daviding777

Travel

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
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: 580
128 580
International Travel
For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
Topics: 35 Posts: 157
35 157
Reine_Y
by Reine_Y
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
Last Post: Hawaii Vacation
12 56
janewn2
by janewn2

Transplant

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
Transplant Recipient
A kidney transplant is an alternative treatment to dialysis. Start a transplant discussion in this forum.
Topics: 298 Posts: 2,248
298 2,248
Waiting for a Transplant
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
Topics: 39 Posts: 199
Last Post: Overwhelmed
39 199
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: 84
20 84

Caregivers

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
Coping
Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
Topics: 39 Posts: 179
39 179
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: 1,713
261 1,713
Home Dialysis Caregiver Support
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
Topics: 82 Posts: 638
82 638
Parent Support: For Those with Children on Dialysis
Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
Topics: 4 Posts: 13
4 13
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: 621
67 621

DaVita Online

Forum Threads Posts Last Post
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: 39 Posts: 219
39 219
How Can We Improve the DaVita.com Website?
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
Topics: 167 Posts: 929
Last Post: Phone App?
167 929
meerabgraves
Need Help?
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
Topics: 150 Posts: 671
Last Post: Signing up problem
150 671
Nybarracauda