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Work and travel on dialysis

Many dialysis patients stay on the job while on treatment — and that includes business travel. Dialysis patients can remain employed and vacation as long as they are comfortable on the treatment they choose.Learn how they make it work.

Top 10 U.S. cities for dialysis-friendly travel

From big cities to beach towns, DaVita patients continue to travel to the places they love while getting the care they need. Here are the top 10 U.S. cities for dialysis-friendly travel.

Travel on Dialysis: 3 Steps to Help Plan Your Trip

When you go on vacation or any other excursion, it's good to know about travel tips before you leave. Here are some special considerations for in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients, plus other travel tips.

Eating tips for travelers with kidney disease

To successfully follow a kidney diet when you travel, it is important that you plan your meals before you leave. Discover some eating tips for travelers with kidney disease.

Top 10 holiday destinations for dialysis-friendly travel

The holiday season is upon us and many people are making plans to travel. So where do DaVita patients tend to flock during the winter? Check out the 10 holiday destinations for dialysis-friendly travel.

Travel Rights for People on Home Dialysis

Knowing your travel rights as a home dialysis patient when you fly can help prevent awkward situations at the airport. Get an inside look at your rights under United States law, how to travel with a peritoneal dialysis (PD) cycler or home hemodialysis (HHD) machine, and other travel tips that can help you get to your destination with ease.

Set Sail with Home Hemodialysis

Take a vacation on the high seas, even when you are on home hemodialysis (HHD). Here are tips on how you can travel internationally via a cruise ship.

Vacation on dialysis

There are various ways to enjoy a vacation. By planning ahead and working with your healthcare team, you can have a great vacation and get your dialysis treatments.

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Cruising the Seas with Marie, a DaVita Patient

Voyaging out to sea on home hemodialysis (HHD) is nothing new for Marie. As an HHD patient, she has been able to explore the world with her husband one cruise at a time. Read more about Marie's travels.

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Enjoying the Great Outdoors on Home Dialysis

Take in the great outdoors on your next vacation. You can do it when you're on home dialysis.

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Traveling outside of the U.S. on dialysis

You'll want to do your insurance homework before buying a ticket, but dialyzing overseas can be done affordably. Discover how to plan, what to bring and who to talk to about traveling abroad on dialysis.

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Travel Checklist

It's good to list what you need to do when you're getting ready to travel. Here are some quick reminders to ensure a successful voyage when you want to travel and are on dialysis.

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Traveling for home dialysis patients

One of the primary benefits of home dialysis is the overall lifestyle, freedom and flexibility it offers. Traveling can be a challenge for people on dialysis, but recent advances in technology and services are now making domestic travel a more convenient and feasible than ever.

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