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Giving, and Receiving, the Gift of Life: DaVita Teammate and Transplant Recipient Tells His Story

Editor’s Note: This is the story of Joe Nolte, a DaVita systems administrator living in Florida. We will be sharing his story over the next three weeks,…

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DaVita® Stories

Birmingham Center Teammates Help Kids Get Excited About Reading

There was more than a little magic in the Magic City past all this fall thanks to the efforts of the staff at DaVita Dialysis…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Tips to Help Reduce and Manage Influenza-Related Hospitalizations in Dialysis Patients

Along with the general population, hospital admissions among dialysis patients tend to fluctuate with the seasons. Winter months are historically associated with a spike in…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

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

Tips for Keeping a Healthy Potassium Level

Potassium is an important mineral to the body. We need enough potassium to keep our muscles and nerves working properly. However, too much potassium in…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Heart Warming Valentine’s Day Tips

A common myth about emotional eating is that it’s prompted by negative feelings. Yes, people often turn to food when they’re stressed, lonely, sad, anxious…

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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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