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DaVita Diet Helper

Need help sticking to the kidney diet? DaVita Diet Helper can help. »

GFR Calculator

Learn about the stages of kidney disease with our easy-to-use GFR calculator, store results and track a GFR over time. »

About us


Welcome to, a website designed to empower and educate people about kidney disease. We seek to build an online community where people can get helpful information from medical experts, share their experiences on the message boards, and learn about kidney disease through education articles and health tools.

About is the premier online resource for information on dialysis and chronic kidney disease. Our website was created to answer questions and provide education for people with chronic kidney disease or on dialysis, their caregivers, family members and friends. provides the largest online collection of kidney-friendly recipes and the only online meal planner, DaVita Diet Helper, designed specifically for the kidney diet. We also provide a large library of diet and nutrition articles, kidney disease and treatment topics, videos and tools to help manage kidney disease.

About DaVita

DaVita provides dialysis services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure, a condition also known as chronic kidney disease (CKD). We have over 1,500 outpatient dialysis facilities and acute units in over 700 hospitals. We are located in 43 states and the District of Columbia, serving approximately 115,000 patients.

All this makes us a leading provider of dialysis services in the United States. Though we’re proud of this standing, we have set our sights on a higher goal. We want to be the greatest dialysis company the world has ever seen. And we’re accomplishing this through a shared commitment to our mission and values. For more information, please visit