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Chronic Kidney Disease: What is a Kidney Diet?

Kidney disease affects growing numbers of people worldwide. If you are one of the millions of people at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), it is…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Kidney-Friendly Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

Saint Patrick’s Day is a day when everyone can be a bit Irish. We all love a fun holiday that changes the daily routine. When…

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DaVita Medical Insights

Risk Arrangement Considerations for Nephrologists

  Accountable provider organizations of all types (e.g., clinically integrated networks [CINs], independent practice associations [IPAs], multi-specialty groups [MSGs] and accountable care organizations [ACOs])* are…

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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,…

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DaVita Teammate Awarded Medal of Excellence from American Association of Kidney Patients

Photo credit: Michael Campbell Photography. Philip Varughese, a facility administrator in Bound Brook, New Jersey recently received the American Association of Kidney Patients’ (AAKP) highest…

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DaVita’s Chief Medical Officer Honored by Renal Physicians Association

Photo credit: Renal Physicians Association and Michael Campbell. We’re proud to announce that on Friday DaVita Kidney Care’s Chief Medical Officer Allen Nissenson, M.D. FACP,…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Milk substitutes for kidney diets

Got milk? Americans are familiar with the milk ad campaign that shows up on television and in magazines. Celebrities sport a milk mustache that  promotes health…

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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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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)…

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DaVita Medical Insights

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,…

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DaVita Stories

Find Your Voice

  When asked to share this story, I hoped to somehow make it relatable – after all, running 100 miles isn’t for everyone.  Our Mayor,…

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It Takes a Village

  During my time as an Air Force recruiter I witnessed various reasons why our young men and women join the military.  Many join for…

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