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Dr. Paul Schoenfeld: A Holiday Message

This post was originally published on the Family Talk Blog on Nov. 21, 2018. It was republished with permission on DaVita Stories. All of us are connected…

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DaVita® Stories

We Love Our FAs Pt. 2: More Outstanding FA Submissions

“On every treatment day, Sharon will take time to visit with every patient on the treatment floor, ensuring their well-being. She expresses a caring attitude,…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Holiday Eating the Dialysis Way

With the holidays just around the corner, you may be surrounded by savory and sugary eats that are simply too hard to resist. It may…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Coconut Aminos: A Lower Sodium Alternative to Soy Sauce

Dietitians frequently explore new foods looking for suitable swaps to reduce sodium in the foods their patients are choosing. Condiments can contribute extra sodium to…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

24 Hours in the Life of a Nephrologist

For practicing nephrologists, time often does not feel like their own. Between driving to multiple clinics each day, rounding on sometimes more than 30 patients,…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

4 Initiatives to Support Progression in the Nephrology Industry

Health care is rapidly evolving toward delivering high-quality services at lower costs (value-based services). For nephrology practices to survive this new era, we must identify…

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DaVita® Emergency Management

California Wildfires Updates and Open Centers

In areas impacted by California wildfires, DaVita Kidney Care is asking its patients to call DaVita Guest Services at 1-800-400-8331 to check in. In the coming days,…

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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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DaVita® Medical Insights

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® 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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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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DaVita® Stories

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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DaVita® Emergency Management

California Wildfires Updates and Open Centers

In areas impacted by California wildfires, DaVita Kidney Care is asking its patients to call DaVita Guest Services at 1-800-400-8331 to check in. In the coming days,…

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