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Resource Guide for Chronic Kidney Disease

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  • 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.

  • Address:

    2701 North Rocky Point Drive

    Tampa, FL 33607

  • 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.

  • Address:

    3 Kidney Information Way

    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. It focuses on people who are more likely to get kidney disease, especially African Americans with high blood pressure, diabetes, or a family history of kidney disease. 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.

The health information in this Health Library is provided by a third party. Redmond Regional Medical Center does not in any way create the content of this information. It is provided solely for informational purposes. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a medical emergency, call 911.