If you’re interested in learning more about kidney disease, or if you’re looking for a support group, this is the place for you. Here are some resources to help you stay informed and connected.
Information About Your Kidneys and Dialysis
Learn more about how to live with kidney disease.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Chronic Kidney Disease
- Mayo Clinic – Chronic Kidney Disease
- Polycystic Kidney Disease
Dialysis Patient Education
Find information, options and hope for life with kidney disease.
- LifeOptions.org – Pre-dialysis patient education for individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD)
- KidneySchool.org – Self-management courses for CKD 4-5 and dialysis patients
- Home Dialysis Central – All things home dialysis; content for patients and their care partners
- My Life, My Dialysis Choice – Our free online treatment matcher to identify the best dialysis treatment for you!
Support and Patient Advocacy Groups
Connect with other patients, caregivers and loved ones to share individual experiences with dialysis and living with kidney disease.
- American Association of Kidney Patients
- American Kidney Fund
- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC)
- The Forum of ESRD Networks
- Kidney & Urology Foundation of America, Inc.
- National Kidney Foundation
- Renal Support Network
Dialysis While Traveling
We assist patients scheduling their dialysis treatments when traveling, including locating the closest dialysis center to the final destination. If you’re planning a trip, speak with your clinic manager. If you’re curious to see where other dialysis clinics are located, you can use these resources.
Industry Organizations and Publications
Learn more about what’s happening in the healthcare industry, including a specific look at the world of dialysis.
- American Diabetes Association
- American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
- Kidney Health Initiative
- National Institutes of Health
- NEPHCURE Kidney International
- NIDDK Publications On-line
- pcori (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute)
Kidney Transplant Resources
Some dialysis patients are fortunate enough to find a donor. Learn more about receiving a transplant.