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May 11, 2020
After 49 years in nursing, Christine Banda finally retired at the end of January and settled into a new home in Arizona. Two months later, she received an email from her former employer, DaVita.
May 4, 2020
In late March, Mayes left his husband and children behind to care for patients in the U.S. epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis.
Apr 20, 2020
Connecting with a kidney doctor, also known as a nephrologist, can help people with kidney disease better understand kidney health and find the right treatment.
Apr 16, 2020‘Live Life Fearlessly’: Veteran Patient Experiences Life Beyond Dialysis Thanks to Supportive Care Team
Retired Air Force veteran, Carl Stewart, discovered his passion for traveling the world while serving his country. But a diagnosis of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) in 2012 nearly stopped in him in his tracks.
Apr 9, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it new precautions for almost everything we do. When it comes to eating out, many restaurants are continuing to offer takeout options as social distancing practices remain in place.
Mar 22, 2020
For many of the more than 100,000 Americans currently waiting for a kidney transplant, having a strong support system to help encourage them throughout their transplant journey can be critical.
Mar 14, 2020
There is a shift to move all sectors of health care away from traditional fee-for-service models that pay clinicians based on the number of patients seen or procedures performed to value-based care.
Mar 9, 2020
According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, the kidney is the most commonly transplanted organ from a living donor. In 2019, more than 6,000 people became living kidney donors.
Mar 2, 2020Important Steps for Providers to Consider When Transitioning Patients from In-center to Home Dialysis
Each year, approximately 100,000 patients transition from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD).