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Personalized Nutritional Therapy: How It Can Help CKD Patients

Approximately 14 percent of American adults are affected by the daily complications and burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD). While a kidney-specific diet can help better manage…

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DaVita® Stories

Listen and Learn: DaVita Team Shows Patient Appreciation

Imagine waking up three times a week knowing that your condition dictates how your day will go. You have to spend hours hooked to a…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Podcast: Improving Medication Adherence in Dialysis Patients

Dialysis patients who don’t take their medications as prescribed may potentially experience additional complications with their health, more-frequent hospitalizations and even a higher mortality rate….

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Story: A Nephrologist Who Put Community First during Hurricane Michael

As we continue to recover from Hurricane Michael across the panhandle of Florida, I want to share a story of a physician who represents the…

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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

Diabetes and Kidney Disease Facts

Wednesday November 14th, 2018 is World Diabetes Day. Learn more about diabetes and how to reduce your risk. Diabetes is among the top twelve most…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Food Facts Friday: Broccoli

Broccoli is a versatile vegetable that can be enjoyed year round. It is delicious both raw and cooked, as a snack, appetizer, or part of…

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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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