• Life with Kidney Disease

  • Life with Kidney Disease

Take Control After a Kidney Disease Diagnosis

Living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be life-changing. How you approach it is an important factor in helping you better manage your health and maintain your quality of life. Learn tips on how to better work with your nephrologist, continue doing what you love and lean on your support system.


Take these three important steps when you are diagnosed with kidney disease.

What Stage Are You In?

Knowing your glomerular filtration rate (GFR) can determine your stage of kidney disease, helping you better manage it.

Learn to manage your kidney health.

Get your questions answered in a no-cost Kidney Smart® class.

Download a Cookbook

Get a free Today's Kidney Diet cookbook from the DaVita kitchen.

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