Guía de Fuentes Adicionales para Enfermedad Renal en Etapa Terminal (ESRD)

American Association of Kidney Patients

3505 E. Frontage Rd., Suite 315

Tampa, FL 33607

1-800-749-2257

http://www.aakp.org

The American Association of Kidney Patients helps patients cope with the emotional, physical, and social effects of kidney failure. It has several local chapters in communities across the United States.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases

NIDDK, NIH

Building 31, Room 9A06

31 Center Drive, MSC 2560

Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

http://www2.niddk.nih.gov

This institute provides information about kidney disease and supports research into treatments for diabetes, kidney disease, and other serious conditions.

National Kidney Foundation

30 East 33rd St., Suite 1100

New York, NY 10016

1-800-622-9010

http://www.kidney.org

The National Kidney Foundation provides information about kidney and urinary tract diseases. It seeks to prevent kidney diseases, improve the health of patients with kidney disease, and increase the number of organs available for transplant.

United Network for Organ Sharing

PO Box 2484

Richmond, VA 23218

(888) 894-6361 (patient information)

http://www.unos.org

With the mission to "advance organ availability and transplanting," the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) provides top news stories relating to research and policies, as well as in-depth data on organ donations and transplants dating back to 1986. On the "Resources" page, you'll find a link to publications, including fact sheets and patient brochures. You can also sign up for the organization's bimonthly magazine, which is free of charge to those in the US. The website contains an extensive list of links to related sites, library services, health calculators, and a glossary.

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Ultima revisión May 2015 por Michael Woods, MD
Last Updated: 5/20/2015

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