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New Thermometers Offer a Degree of Success

Did you know the United States sends 330 tons of waste to the landfill every minute? That’s more than 50 elephants’ worth of waste! Reducing…

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The Power of One on One Check-ins

Listen and hear from two teammates from Connecticut, Amanda Szychulski, Clinical Coordinator, and Dora Harris, Group Facility Administrator on this week’s DaVita Leadership Insights podcast. Amanda and…

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DaVita® Medical Insights

Anderson-Fabry Disease (AFD): A Rare Genetic Disorder with Multi-System Affects

Anderson-Fabry Disease (AFD) is the second most common of lipid storage diseases affecting approximately 1 in 100,000 people. The mutation occurs in the alpha-galactosidase A…

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Dialysis Patients and Exercise

Prognosis for patients with kidney failure requiring renal replacement therapy remains poor. Three-year survival for patients on dialysis is only 51% and five-year survival is…

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Kidney Diet Tips
Sliding doors of emergency room in hospital

Preventing Hospitalizations and Readmissions

Let’s be honest: no one enjoys getting sick or going to the hospital. Whether you’re there for a medical emergency, scheduled procedure or worried about…

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Kidney Diet Tips

6 Soups to Make this Season

Knock off the winter chill with a hearty bowl of soup. DaVita dietitian Jessica Triggs’ past post “Make this Soup Season a Success” can help you…

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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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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® 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 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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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 would…

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