DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Telling Others You Have Chronic Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/living with ckd/telling-others-you-have-chronic-kidney-disease/a/4898

How do you tell the people around you that you have chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Do you even have to tell them at all? Here are some tips to help you decide who to tell and how to tell them.