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Q&A: Full-Time Leader and Full-Time Mom: Paige Hosler Conquers Both

Editor’s Note: We interviewed Vice President of Insurance Management, Paige Hosler, to discover how she has navigated her journey as a working parent in the Village.  Q:…

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The DaVita Health Tour Winds Down Its Sunny California Trip

When planning the 2019 DaVita Health Screening Tour, we looked for locations where we could make an impact on peoples’ lives and health. For our…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Food Facts Friday: Cucumbers

Cool, crisp, crunchy cukes! This refreshing kidney-friendly veggie can help with summertime cool down. Cucumber Facts Cucumbers are a member of the cucurbitaceae family, along…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Activity and Fluid Intake during Warm Months

Keeping active is part of a healthy lifestyle that can promote cardiovascular health, reduce stress, and help control weight. However, with the warm weather just…

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Podcast: Nursing Shortage

Currently, the United States is on a trajectory to experience a very significant nursing shortage, perhaps the worst the country has ever seen. Listen to…

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Maintaining Clinical Safety for Hospitalized Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

As a long-standing peritoneal dialysis (PD) nurse, one of the biggest challenges that my PD patients face is entering into a hospital setting while actively…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Best cereal choices for the kidney diet

Today I received a question about the best cereals for a person in stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) to eat. Instead of sending my…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Hemodialysis and fluid intake: How much to drink?

People on in-center hemodialysis usually have dialysis treatments three times a week. The amount of fluid they can have is limited since the kidneys lose…

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Acute Kidney Injury Patients Now Receiving Dialysis in an Outpatient Setting

This January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gave dialysis centers the ability to provide dialysis services to acute kidney injury (AKI) patients….

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Recognizing Social Workers on World Social Work Day

Dialysis patients and their families are often unaware of the breadth of support and resources available to them. These include transportation options, support groups, educational…

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DaVita® Stories

Making a Difference, One Costume at a Time

  For approximately one year, I have posted on social media to DaVita, The Ellen Show and Twitter about DaVita teammate Shelli Neal Bounds.  Why…

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The Greatest Gift – Becoming a Living Donor

I have been a dialysis nurse with DaVita for the past 21 years, and the experience of becoming a living donor for my husband has…

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