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Memorial Day Picnic and Barbeque Tips and Recipes

Are you ready for Memorial Day? This day of honor reminds us of the sacrifices by those who died while serving in the United States’…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Planning Your Kidney-Friendly Summer Garden

With summertime upon us, it’s the perfect time to start planting your own summer garden. Not only can planting a garden be a fun hobby…

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Podcast: MACRA and the Importance of Transforming Your Practice

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is an evolution of existing programs that physicians have been participating in over the last few years….

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MACRA: Taking Advantage of Improved Outcomes Associated with Home Dialysis

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) went into effect January 1, 2017. MACRA determines reimbursement for physicians receiving Medicare Part B…

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A Patient Shares His Story

My name is Roger Phillip Smelser, Jr. I have in my heart a desire to talk about a little bit of my journey in life….

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Shining Bright at DaVita

One of my favorite sayings is: “Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle.” Working for Colorado Springs Health Partners, a DaVita Medical Group for the past…

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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

Milk substitutes for kidney diets

Got milk? Americans are familiar with the milk ad campaign that shows up on television and in magazines. Celebrities sport a milk mustache that  promotes health…

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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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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 Stories

6 Steps to Help Manage Conflict & Get Your Relationships Back on Track

I hate conflict. I get nervous. I repeatedly have the tough conversation in my head, trying to figure out the best way to say it. I’m scared that…

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Village Vets Connect in DC

Editor’s Note: In April, 80 DaVita Village Veterans traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in Veterans to Village, a new pilot program within DaVita University….

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