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Friend of DaVita Gains Inspiration from Recent Academy

DaVita’s Academy is a foundational introduction to DaVita – it introduces new teammates at every level of the Village to our history, our unique and…

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DaVita® Stories

To Make Resolutions or Not?

This post was originally published on the Family Talk Blog. It was republished with permission on DaVita Stories. It’s hard to write about New Year’s—so much…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker Quick Meals

Dialysis can be tough on family dinnertime, especially when you want quick meals. Treatment schedules may make achieving a sit down family meal hard. When…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Improving Cholesterol and Phosphorus with Niacin

Are you a dialysis patient that takes your binders and monitors your diet but still find yourself with high phosphorus levels each month? Some patients have…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Managing Depression in Dialysis Patients

Last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began to require semiannual depression screenings. Several questions were raised among my nephrologist colleagues. How…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Recovery Nutrition for Preventing Hospital Readmissions for Dialysis Patients

Approximately 35 percent of hospitalized dialysis patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge—which is higher than the estimated 17 to 18…

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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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