• Kidney & Dialysis Additional Resources

  • Kidney & Dialysis Additional Resources

Supporting Your 七色视频 Journey, Every Step of the Way

A wealth of resources are available to help you on your quest to learn more about chronic kidney disease (CKD) and dialysis. Below are several categories with links to other exceptional organizations that help those with kidney disease.

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Organizations and Programs


  • This nationwide, nonprofit patient organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all dialysis patients.
  • Kidney Smart®
    Find a class in your area or learn online anytime and get the knowledge you need to take control of your health.

  • Offers education, information, and chapters in most states that you can join. The NKF has also developed clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of kidney disease and kidney failure.

  • Learn about kidney disease. Ways to prevent and treat disease, patient programs, links, support groups, organ donation faq’s, and how to help.

  • Find a dialysis center anywhere in the USA. Search by city, state, or zip code. Facility contact information is also available. Addition resouces available on links page. 
  • Find a Dialysis Center - DaVita.com
    More than 4,000 centers in database. Fill out a Facility Availability Form online or call 1-800-424-6589 and DaVita Guest Services will facilitate your placement.

  • Dedicated to helping people live long and live well with kidney disease. Offers encouragement and free educational materials, with a special emphasis on staying active through exercise and employment.

  • Provides educational programs, clinical research and community service projects.
  • AAKP is the voluntary, patient organization, which for more than 40 years, has been dedicated to improving the lives of fellow kidney patients and their families by helping them deal with the physical, emotional and social impact of kidney disease. The programs offered by AAKP,  inform and inspire patients and their families to better understand their condition, adjust more readily to their circumstances and assume more normal, productive lives in their communities.

  • The Alport Syndrome Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by a group of families affected by the disease and guided by a medical advisory committee of renowned nephrologists.

  • A nonprofit, patient-focused, patient-run organization that provides non-medical services to those affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD).

  • The mission of the National Kidney Registry (NKR) "is to save and improve the lives of people facing kidney failure by increasing the quality, speed, and number of living donor transplants in the world."
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Education


  • Allows patient, professionals and the public access to the vast kidney disease resources on the Web. Links. Animated GIFS, preESRD education, Fadem's Kidney Guide

  • A thorough but friendly education on the many functions of the kidneys.
  • Healthline provides a comprehensive overview of type 2 diabetes as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.
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Recipes & Nutrition

  • Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks - DaVita
    Access free kidney-friendly cookbooks from DaVita dietitians.

  • Download or order the 20 page National Institutes of Health document for reducing blood pressure through diet.

  • From the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
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Specific 七色视频s


  • Calciphylaxis, also known as Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy (CUA), is a serious illness that affects persons with kidney disease who are on hemodialysis. Calciphylaxis causes very painful wounds or ulcers on the skin. Currently, there are no clinically proven treatments for calciphylaxis. If you are a patient with calciphylaxis and want to learn more about this clinical trial of an investigational drug for calciphylaxis, go to and click “Sign Up.” You will be guided to a form that will connect you with a member of the study team to see if you qualify.

  • Provides PKD information and encourages PKD research.
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Resources


  • A free service to help you locate dialysis centers closest to you, or centers in places where you wish to travel.

  • Resources and fact sheets from NIDDK.

  • Transplant resources from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the organization that maintains the U.S. organ transplant waiting list.

  • Compare Medicare's site for information on selected characteristics and quality statistics of individual dialysis centers.

  • Renal Web's extensive listing of links and information of interest to people living with kidney failure.

  • UKidney is a provider of educational tools for the study and practice of nephrology, hypertension management, and kidney transplantation. This site features essential educational contributions from major opinion leaders in nephrology.
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