Internet Resources



American Association of Kidney Patients
This site has information for chronic kidney disease patients who are NOT on dialysis. It includes a glossary of terms, medical questions, local meetings, and updates from Washington.

American Kidney Fund
Financial assistance for kidney patients supported by comprehensive educational programs, clinical research, and community service projects.

Culinary Kidney Cooks
Access recipes, food, and cooking information for people on a renal diet.

DaVita Healthcare Corporation
Learn about DaVita, access press releases and locate dialysis units worldwide. There is also education on kidney function and failure, dialysis treatment options and dialysis vacations.

Kidney School
A free web-based kidney disease learning center with sixteen 30-minute modules.

Kidney Times
Community, lifestyle, and marketplace information for renal patients and health professionals.

Lifeline Vascular Access
Provides information on the development and management of vascular access for dialysis patients.

National Kidney Foundation
Patient and family education including transplant information, a calendar of events, donations, and fundraising.

PKD Foundation
Polycystic kidney disease resources, education and news.

A website for dialysis patients, including dialysis topics, discussion boards, classified ads, and yellow pages.

Web MD
Information regarding general healthcare, including symptom checklists, medication information, and storing personal medical information.