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Welcome to myDaVita

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New to the myDaVita community? Welcome! Introduce yourself and get to know other community members in this discussion forum.
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gabriellagreen1990
Mark Test

General Dialysis

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Talk about your experiences on dialysis with the kidney care community.
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RDSara
Test topic
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Share stories about how to balance work with dialysis or discuss how to navigate insurance coverage with the community.
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RDSara
Looking for Part Time Work
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Discuss how you and your doctor find ways to manage your dialysis and other health needs.
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MarthaG1234
Hunger

Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis

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Discuss experiences with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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Talk about working when you’ve been diagnosed with kidney disease or discuss insurance coverage with other myDaVita.com forum members.
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Talk about the ways you manage your health when you have kidney disease.
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yangping55
Kidney diet for diabetics

Home Dialysis

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Are you new to peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis? Talk about your transition to dialysis in this forum.
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mglockerman
Another newbie to PD
CAPD is a type of dialysis that can be done at home, or even at work. In this forum, Michelle Cassin, RN and Senior Clinical Director of DaVita Home Dialysis will respond to your questions. Please note: for time sensitive issues, always contact your care team or on-call nurse directly for the fastest response.
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kimmyp123
CAPD Supplies

Diet & Nutrition

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Looking for kidney-friendly recipes or have questions about your CKD diet or dialysis diet? Chat about it here!
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SammyJo61244
Non dairy creamer vs milk
How do you stay active when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis? Share your thoughts in this forum.
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yangping55
headaches! help!

Education, Inspiration & Lifestyle

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Share inspiring stories and pieces of advice about living with kidney disease.
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Talk about kidney disease resources and dialysis education.
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What lifestyle changes have you experienced after your kidney disease diagnosis? Chat with others like you in this forum.
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Who supports you—emotionally, financially, etc.—when you have kidney disease and are on dialysis?
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Learn more about CMS Five-Star Ratings here.
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camelhead
What is nocturnal dialysis

Travel

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Before you hit the road, reach out to the community for tips about traveling around the United States when you’re on dialysis.
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For many, it is possible to travel abroad when you’re on dialysis. Discuss international travel here.
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drsteve54
Cruising and Dialysis
Share tips and tricks about traveling on home dialysis, whether you’re on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD).
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puckett51
Flying with PD Machine

Transplant

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A kidney transplant is an alternative treatment to dialysis. Start a transplant discussion in this forum.
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yangping55
Transplants & Pets
Are you on the kidney transplant waiting list? Talk about your experience here.
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Have you donated a kidney or are you looking into becoming a donor? Share your kidney donor story with the community.
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donr456labrsk
Hoping to Donate, advice?

Caregivers

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Let others know how you cope as a caregiver for a person with kidney disease.
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Stratoms
Anxiety/Pannic attacks??
When you care for someone with kidney disease, you may need support. Find care partner discussions in this forum.
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yangping55
bleeding
Find support in this forum created for caregivers of home dialysis patients.
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Get support from other parents who care for their child on dialysis.
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deambra
Daughter on Dialysis
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Give tips and advice on how you say thank-you to your care partner when you're on dialysis.
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DaVita Online

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We'll post announcements on upcoming content or tools we add to DaVita.com here. You'll have a chance to respond to our changes.
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cpi3per1
New My DaVita Groups
Give us feedback about the site’s kidney care resources.
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samanthajbates
failed fistula surgeries
Is something broken? Let the DaVita Online team know there is a problem through the Help Center.
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