Improving Health, Health Care and Quality of Life
DENVER, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, today announced the release of its "Slow Cooker Recipes" cookbook, a collection of kidney-friendly recipes that allow those on a kidney diet to have a delicious meal waiting for them when they get home while reducing time spent in the kitchen. This cookbook utilizes healthy ingredients that minimize potassium, phosphorus and sodium while still incorporating popular fall recipes the whole family can enjoy.
To download "Today's Kidney Diet Slow Cooker Recipes" for free, visit DaVita.com/FreeCookbook. This cookbook also includes tips for using a slow cooker and ways to increase efficiency in the kitchen.
"It can be difficult for those on a kidney diet to find the time to make meals that fulfill their dietary needs," said Sara Colman, RDN, CDE, manager for DaVita.com nutrition. "Slow cookers are convenient and allow those with a busy schedule to cook nutritious kidney-friendly meals without interfering with daily activities."
Recipes featured in the cookbook include:
- Slow Cooker Apple Pork Roast
- Slow Cooker Turkey Breasts with Carrot and Cranberry Gravy
- Hot Apple Cider
- Slow Cooker Honey Baked Apples
More than 31 million Americans have kidney disease, which can progress to end stage renal disease. Most are unaware of their condition, as the disease is often symptomless until its late stages. Individuals at higher risk for kidney disease include those with diabetes or hypertension, as well as adults age 65 and older, African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans.
About DaVita Kidney Care
DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of dialysis services in the United States, DaVita Kidney Care treats patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of June 30, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,293 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 185,000 patients. The company also operated 127 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit DaVita.com.
SOURCE DaVita Kidney Care