The National Kidney Foundation – a proud member of Community
Health Charities – is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract
diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families
affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for
My Kidneys at Work - Learn
about your kidneys and the vital role they play in keeping your body
Tests for Kidney Disease-
Learn about three simple tests that are recommended by the National Kidney Foundation
and what the results can mean. KIDNEY QUIZ -
a quick and easy Interactive Kidney Quiz.
Kidney Kitchen – Recipes
from kidney health care professionals that help provide education about dietary
requirements and modifications that can potentially slow the progression of
kidney disease and improve overall health outcomes.
Health Care Compare –
Compare numerous health care options, including hospitals, nursing homes, home health
services, Medicare, dialysis facilities and physicians.
CAREGIVER RESOURCES -
A list of resources that will help the caregiver identify services that he/she
may need to meet the challenges and rewards of their special role.
ORGAN DONATION - Learn
more about being an organ donor.
RATE (GFR) - An online calculator to estimate kidney function in adults or
EDUCATION - Provides education for academic as well as private
practitioners in nephrology and other specialties/disciplines impacted by
A list of available courses can be found at www.kidney.org/professionals/kls/cmeprograms.cfm.
For more information, please visit www.kidney.org.
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