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Home Dialysis May Offer More Flexible Kidney Diet

Choosing home dialysis often means a more flexible kidney diet. This is because home dialysis therapies are performed more frequently than in-center hemodialysis therapy. Peritoneal…

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Kidney Transplant Preparation

Getting ready for a kidney transplant? Transplant is a gift of life. You definitely want  to be prepared for when the time arrives. Both late stage chronic…

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The Support of the Village

This week, DaVita is celebrating our Patient Care Technicians across the Village. These teammates play an important role in providing care to our patients. In…

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DaVita’s Renewable Energy Journey Has Begun!

DaVita is on a mission to go 100% renewable! This announcement was made last April at our annual leadership meeting, Villagewide and now that pledge…

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Social Media Guide for #KidneyWk

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2019 will be held Nov. 5-10, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Over…

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Podcast: Hurricane Harvey and Disaster Planning

Hurricane season generally begins June 1 and lasts through November 30; the damage from hurricanes can affect an entire community. In 2017, the flood waters…

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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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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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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 would…

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DaVita Teammate Receives Life-Changing News from DNA Test

In January of 2008, I spent two weeks on a mission trip in Africa. While I was there, I asked a lot of locals what…

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