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Squash: A New Pasta Alternative

Pasta is an excellent low-phosphorus and low-potassium choice when following a kidney diet. However, it is important for people with diabetes and chronic kidney disease…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Nutrition on the Go: Top Travel Tips

Summer is finally here! For many of us this means it’s time for day trips to local attractions, relaxing days at the beach, camping or…

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Podcast: Using Telehealth to Improve Communication with Home Dialysis Patients

As the health care industry evolves toward delivering more patient-centric care, providers are beginning to explore telehealth technologies—such as video conferencing tools and Smartphone apps—to…

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Study: An Intensive Approach to Patient Education can Help Lower Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Dropout and Decrease Peritonitis Rate

[Note: The following content reviews a study conducted by joint venture partners at the San Antonio Kidney Disease Center that was presented at the Texas…

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Village Veterans Find Fulfillment in Village Service Project

Last week, our veteran teammates visited the San Diego Food Bank while attending DaVita’s two-day Veterans 2 Village (V2V) program. All 81 program participants volunteered…

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Telling Your Company’s Culture Story

Editor’s note: Recently, DaVita was featured in a Forbes article that focused on companies with well-known cultures and companies that do things a little differently….

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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

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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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, educational…

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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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DaVita Stories

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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DaVita Stories

6 Steps to Help Manage Conflict & Get Your Relationships Back on Track

I hate conflict. I get nervous. I repeatedly have the tough conversation in my head, trying to figure out the best way to say it. I’m scared that…

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