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Kidney Related Information

  • A national non-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients.

  • The nation’s number one source of direct financial assistance to kidney patients, and a leader in providing education to those with and at risk for kidney disease.

  • Medicare has data you can use to compare dialysis facilities (centers) based on the quality of patient care they provide. You can also compare their patient experience survey results.

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • The Kidney & Urology Foundation focuses on care and support of the patient, the concerns of those at risk, education for the community and medical professionals, methods of prevention, and improved treatment options

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IPRO End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network of the Ohio River Valley (Network 9) serves dialysis patients and providers in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.

  • Renal Support Network (RSN) empowers people who have kidney disease to become knowledgeable about their illness, proactive in their care, hopeful about their future and make friendships that last a lifetime.

Transplantation Related Organizations

  • Learn more about organ and tissue donation and how you can become a donor.

  • KODA is a regional organ procurement organization.

  • Information on living organ donor transplantation.

  • TRIO is committed to improving the quality of lives touched by the miracle of transplantation through support, advocacy, education, and awareness.

  • The Trust for Life is the charitable arm of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks. This nonprofit organization educates Kentuckians about the lifesaving mission of organ donation.

  • UNOS provides information on organ procurement, distribution, waiting lists, transplant statistics, and transplant centers throughout the US.

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    Dialysis Clinics, Inc.

  • Donate Life Kentucky
    Donate Life Kentucky