Resource Guide for Chronic Kidney Disease

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION

30 East 33rd St.

New York, NY 10016

(800) 622-9010

http://www.kidney.org/

The National Kidney Foundation is a voluntary health organization that seeks to prevent kidney diseases, support people who have kidney diseases, and increase the availability of organs for transplantation. This site has information about the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and organ donation.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS    TOP

14440 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33613

1-800-749-2257

http://www.aakp.org

The American Association of Kidney Patients is a national association. Its goal is to help people with kidney disease and their families deal with the physical, emotional, and social effects of the disease. This site offers access to a publication for people living with kidney disease. You'll also find information on subscribing to several electronic newsletters that cover kidney transplantation, dialysis, and news in government that affects people with kidney disease.

NATIONAL KIDNEY DISEASE EDUCATION PROGRAM    TOP

31 Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892

1-800-860-8747

http://www.niddk.nih.gov

The goal of the National Kidney Disease Education Program, which was founded by the National Institutes of Health, is to reduce death and disability caused by kidney diseases. This site provides information on how to speak with your family about kidney disease and on how to prevent kidney disease. It also offers videos, brochures, and fact sheets, which can be downloaded from the site.

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Last reviewed November 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review BoardMichael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 11/6/2018

 

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