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NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION

Address:
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
Phone:
(800) 622-9010
Internet address:
http://www.kidney.org/
Description of services provided:
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

Address:
14440 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33613
Phone:
1-800-749-2257
Internet address:
http://www.aakp.org
Description of services provided:
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

Address:
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone:
1-800-860-8747
Internet address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov
Description of services provided:
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.
Last reviewed January 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 5/20/2015

 

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