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. When Your Care Partner Is in Denial About Your Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/living with ckd/when-your-care-partner-is-in-denial-about-your-kidney-disease/a/7374

Along with physical side effects, you may experience emotional ones when you’re diagnosed with kidney disease and need dialysis. One of those feelings can be denial. But what if your care partner is in denial about your health condition? Learn the reasons your care partner may be not confronting the reality of your kidney disease and how to help them cope with it.