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Food Facts Friday: Blueberries in the Kidney Diet

July is National Blueberry Month! Add blueberries to your menu. Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy delicious, fresh, seasonal produce. Naturally low…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Tips for Following a Kidney Diet

Following a kidney diet takes education, diet tools and resources, and help from family and healthcare teams. Learning more about the “whys” of the diet…

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Golden Ticket from Villagewide Brings Teams Together

  Physician Experience Senior Manager Valerie Gildea’s Winning Villagewide Idea At Villagewide 2018, the Physician Experience team celebrated the Wonderful, Wonky World of Physician Experience by inviting…

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One Chance

This post was originally published on the Family Talk Blog on July 5, 2018. It was republished with permission on DaVita Stories. I recently saw a delightful…

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First 90 to 120 Days on Dialysis: Importance of an Orientation

Patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) can experience many challenges during the first 90 to 120 days on dialysis. There are many critical touchpoints…

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Addressing 3 Common Barriers to a Kidney Transplant

For most patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD), a kidney transplant can offer the best possible long-term treatment option. Transplanted patients typically have better…

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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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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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Village Vets Connect in DC

Editor’s Note: In April, 80 DaVita Village Veterans traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in Veterans to Village, a new pilot program within DaVita University….

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