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About Kidney Disease

Information for Patients

Renal Failure Zone Tool 

You Can Live and Usted Puede Vivirs - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 02/2007

  • treating kidney failure
  • making treatments better
  • living a healthier lifestyle

Life Goes On... After Your Kidneys Stop Working - ESRD Network of Texas, Inc.

  • Content includes a comprehensive patient education book written at a 6th grade level, emphasizing healthy choices and decision-making on the part of the patient. Stresses the patient's role as an active member of the healthcare team. Includes chapters on modality choices, how to stay healthy on PD, diet, medicines, exercising, work and advance directives.

The Spouse of the Dialysis Patient: For Better or For Worse - Ramiro Valdez, Ph.D.

AAKP Patient Plan Books - American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)

  • Designed to address questions and concerns at the various phases of kidney disease and treatment.

Kidney School - Life Options Rehabilitation Program (LORAC)

  • Kidney School will help you learn more about kidney disease, its treatment and ways to take an active role in your healthcare decision making.

Kidney Disease - National Kidney Foundation (NKF)