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DaVita® Emergency Management

Hurricane Michael Updates and Open Centers

In areas impacted by Hurricane Michael, DaVita Kidney Care dialysis centers have opened their doors to anyone needing treatment. Open centers will accept all patients regardless of…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Healing Foods: A Spotlight on Apple Cider Vinegar and Kombucha

You may be aware of the concept of “food is medicine”. This is the idea that certain foods may have the power to nourish and…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Roasting Fall Vegetables for Your Kidney Diet

When the seasons change from summer to fall I look forward to cooler days, the  rustling sound of brightly colored leaves, and cooking comforting foods. This…

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DaVita® Stories

Dr. Paul’s Family Talk: Living in Your Body

This post was originally published on the Family Talk Blog on Sept. 27, 2018. It was republished with permission on DaVita Stories. I recently read a very…

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DaVita® Stories

A DaVita Teammate’s Journey from Patient Care Technician to Facility Administrator

I started as a Patient Care Technician (PCT) in June of 2012, after being a Certified Nursing Assistant for a couple of years. I was…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Podcast: Connecting the Nephrology Community through Social Media

With social media platforms gaining in popularity, the nephrology community is exploring ways to leverage these platforms to help educate and professionally develop nephrologists and…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Leveraging Telehealth in Kidney Care

Numerous medical organizations, health care providers, insurance carriers and government organizations are exploring ways to leverage telehealth (two-way video visits between physicians and their patients)…

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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

Hurricane Michael Updates and Open Centers

In areas impacted by Hurricane Michael, DaVita Kidney Care dialysis centers have opened their doors to anyone needing treatment. Open centers will accept all patients regardless of…

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