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Kidney Related Information

American Association of Kidney Patients
A national non-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients.

American Kidney Fund
The nation’s #1 source of direct financial assistance to kidney patients, and a leader in providing education to those with and at risk for kidney disease

Dialysis Finder
Locate dialysis centers anywhere in the U.S.

Homedialysis.org
Information and support about PD and home hemodialysis. Find a clinic that offers home treatments, talk to other professionals, download resources, and more.

johnfmartin.net
A photojournalist chronicles his journey through kidney disease.

Kidney & Urology Foundation of America
A leader in its field for over 50 years, the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America is dedicated to helping the more than 70 million Americans who suffer from kidney, urologic, and related diseases, and to fostering ground-breaking research into new and better treatments.

Kidney Cancer Association
An organization that funds, promotes and collaborates on research projects, educates physicians and patients about kidney cancer, and advocates at the federal and state levels on behalf of patient interests.

Life Options
Free research-based materials, and technical assistance to help people live long and live well with kidney disease.

Life Options Kidney School
Free, interactive, online kidney learning center in 16 30-minute modules. Topics range from treatment choices to nutrition to sexuality and fertility.

National Kidney Foundation
An organization that seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Polysystic Kidney Disease Foundation
Worldwide organization dedicated to promoting research to find a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and improving the care and treatment of those it affects.

The Renal Network
An organization that monitors quality of dialysis care in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois.

 

Transplantation Related Organizations

Donate Life America
Learn more about organ and tissue donation and how you can become a donor.

KODA
Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, Lexington, KY, a regional organ procurement organization.

Living Organ Donor
Information on living organ donor transplantation.

Transplant Recipients International Organization

Trust for Life
Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks Trust for Life Organ Donation Awareness Program.

United Network for Organ Sharing
Information on organ procurement, distribution, waiting lists, transplant statistics, and transplant centers throughout the US.