Stay Employed, Stay Healthy
Stay Employed, Stay Healthy
Keeping your job when you have kidney disease may help you feel healthier and happier.
Manage Your Health
The first key to feeling better is empowering yourself with knowledge about kidney disease and taking control of your health.
Working with Kidney Disease Checklist
You need a plan of action when you want to stay employed after a kidney disease diagnosis. Use this checklist to help with your transition.
Find the right treatment options for your lifestyle.
DaVita Diet & Nutrition Tools
Browse 1,200+ kidney-friendly recipes to better manage your diet.
DaVita Health Portal™
Access and track your lab results.
“Working while on dialysis has helped me with my well-being," says Otto, a DaVita patient. Learn how continuing to work has benefited Otto.
Work dialysis into your life, not your life into dialysis.
How to Talk to Your Employer
Follow these steps for talking with your employer about your kidney disease.
Contact a Patient Advocate
If you have questions regarding working and insurance and are not yet on dialysis, a patient advocate is here to help
Americans with Disabilities Act
Understand your rights under the ADA.
Working and Dialysis
Learn why working may keep you healthier and happier.
Meet Cecilia: Working on Dialysis Worked for Her
Discover how Cecilia overcame the news that she needed dialysis and how the treatment she chose helped her continue working.
How Home Dialysis Got Chris Back on Her Feet
As a dancer and instructor, it was imperative that a kidney disease diagnosis didn't keep Chris down. See how Chris got back to doing what she loves.
Keeping your job can be good for your health and happiness when you are on dialysis.
Get answers to your questions and get the most from your coverage.
Understand your insurance options.
Benefits Planner Calculator
Think through the financial impact of not working.
Insurance & Financial Management
Get information on how insurance works and what questions you should ask.
Call a Patient Advocate at 1-888-260-0086.
Overwhelmed by your insurance options? Check out this breakdown of the 6 most common health insurance options.
Here are other working resources to discover.
Working Patient Information
Learn about the various resources that may help you continue working while managing your kidney disease.
Kidney Disease Management Tools
Access tools to manage your diet, lab results, finances and much more.
Get answers to your insurance questions by contacting a Patient Advocate today: 1-888-260-0086.
Access free kidney-friendly cookbooks from DaVita dietitians.
Kidney Care Begins with Kidney Smart®
Learn more and get your questions answered in a no-cost kidney education class.
Boost your knowledge by understanding the symptoms, risk factors and stages of kidney disease.
Life with Kidney Disease
Find out how you can partner with your nephrologist, gain emotional support and continue to live well after a kidney disease diagnosis.
From kidney disease basics to treatment options and patient stories, watch videos that will help you learn more about kidney disease.