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Ready for Change on Home Dialysis

Have you been thinking about some sort of change while on home dialysis? Whether it's a new treatment schedule or something else, DaVita social worker Barbara Dickhaus discusses how to pursue change when you're ready for it.

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Your Home Dialysis Care Partner: Share the Love

It’s all about love in February—so it's a great time to give thanks to your home dialysis care partner! From prepping your own treatment to preparing meals, we have several ideas that show your appreciation for the special helper in your life.

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PD Patients: Your Passport to an Infection-Free Summer

Summertime calls for enjoying the outdoors and your favorite activities. So take the necessary precautions to prevent infection when you are a peritoneal dialysis (PD) patient. From swimming and hiking to gardening and picnicking, use these tips as your passport to summer fun.

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