Late Stage Kidney Disease
There are several things to consider when you’ve been diagnosed with stage 4 or 5 kidney disease. Identifying a treatment option that fits your lifestyle, knowing your insurance options and continuing to stay active and work are some of the ways you can help improve your quality of life.
Take control of your health by learning all you can about the late stages of kidney disease.
5 Steps to Take When Diagnosed With Late Stage Kidney Disease
Learn the steps to take if diagnosed with late stage kidney disease.
With a late stage kidney disease diagnosis, certain things may change. Here is what you can expect.
Adrienne: Her Dialysis Story
A diabetic crisis caused Adrienne’s kidney function to completely shut down. Knowing she needed dialysis, she weighed her treatment options to find what would fit her lifestyle. She shares her journey and how she intends to continue to celebrate life.
Your Kidney Diet
These diet management tools and tips can help you take control of your overall kidney health.
7 Foods to Limit with Late-Stage Kidney Disease:
When you are in the late stages of kidney disease, watching your diet is important. Here are 7 foods you should limit.
Insurance & Employment Support
It's possible to continue working, and keeping your job could help you feel healthier and happier. Having insurance also is important so that you stay covered when you need it most.
Keeping your job can be good for your health and happiness when you are on dialysis.
Choosing a Dialysis Provider
Deciding on the right provider when you need dialysis can make a big difference.
What to Consider When Choosing a Dialysis Provider
From location to support services, here are several things to consider when deciding which dialysis provider fits your needs.
Kidney Care Begins with Kidney Smart®
Get your questions answered by an expert instructor in a no-cost kidney education class.
Manage Your Kidney Care
Find support on the forums, get diet help with easy-to-use tools and see lab results through the DaVita® Health Portal when you’re a DaVita patient.