Located in New Orleans, La., Westbank Chronic Renal Center offers home and in-center hemo and peritoneal dialysis. It is a part of DaVita, which provides dialysis services for individuals diagnosed with chronic kidney failure, a condition also known as chronic kidney disease. The center has more than 1,300 outpatient dialysis facilities and acute units in over 700 hospitals. DaVita is located in nearly 40 states and the District of Columbia, serving approximately 103,000 patients. It is one of the largest independent providers of dialysis services in the United States. DaVita offers information on kidney diseases, diabetes, home dialysis, recipes, and diet and nutrition.