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Best Variety of Apples to Eat or Cook

Happy first day of Fall! Fall season means fresh, crisp apples, a great fruit choice if you are following a low-potassium diet. Apples can be…

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Kidney Diet Tips

Prebiotics and Dialysis: What You Need to Know

By now most people are familiar with the term “probiotic”, yet many are less familiar with prebiotics. However, both are essential to intestinal health. Probiotics…

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DaVita Stories

Beyond Our Borders: My Family’s Experience as Bridge of Life Volunteers in Haiti

Editor’s Note: This post is part two of a two-part series. Click here to read part one on volunteering with Bridge of Life Bridge of…

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DaVita Stories

One for All: Volunteering with Bridge of Life in Haiti

Editor’s Note: This post is part one of a two-part series.  Check back for part two on firsthand mission experiences from Dave’s family. I recently…

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DaVita Medical Insights

Recent News: Senate Bill to Improve Accreditation Process for Dialysis Clinics

Most health care providers are able to seek certification from third party accreditors—except for dialysis clinics, which often have to wait months or even years…

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DaVita Medical Insights

Patient-Centered Care for Dialysis Patients

In the dialysis industry, patients frequently perceive that they are all receiving the same “cookie-cutter care.” It is important for health care professionals to address…

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DaVita Emergency Management

Hurricane Irma Updates and Open Centers

Our thoughts are with those in the path of Hurricane Irma. In advance of Hurricane Irma we activated the DaVita emergency response plan. In the coming…

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DaVita Emergency Management

Tropical Storm Harvey Updates

Our hearts go out to those affected by the storm. If you would like to help, donations can be made to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey…

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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

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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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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DaVita Emergency Management

Tropical Storm Harvey Updates

Our hearts go out to those affected by the storm. If you would like to help, donations can be made to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey…

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DaVita Emergency Management

Hurricane Irma Updates and Open Centers

Our thoughts are with those in the path of Hurricane Irma. In advance of Hurricane Irma we activated the DaVita emergency response plan. In the coming…

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