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  • Resource Guide for Kidney Stones

    RESOURCES

    Address:1000 Corporate BoulevardLinthicum, MD 21090

    Phone:1-866-746-4282 (US toll free)410-689-3700

    E-mail Address:auafoundation@auafoundation.org

    Internet Address: http://www.urologyhealth.org

    Description of Services Provided:Here you’ll find research, education, and advocacy for people with kidney and urologic diseases. Check their website for easy-to-understand summaries of the diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones and other urologic conditions.

    RESOURCES

    Address:3 Information WayBethesda, MD 20892-3580

    Phone:1-800-891-5390

    E-mail Address:nkudic@info.niddk.nih.gov

    Internet Address: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov

    Description of Services Provided:This agency provides information about kidney diseases to patients and their families, healthcare professionals, and the public. They answer questions, develop and distribute publications, and work with related professional and patient organizations and government agencies to coordinate resources about kidney and urologic diseases.

    RESOURCES

    Address:30 East 33rd St.New York, NY 10016

    Phone:1-800-622-9010

    E-mail Address:info@kidney.org

    Internet Address: http://www.kidney.org

    Description of Services Provided:NKF provides information about kidney diseases to patients and healthcare professionals. The Local Affiliates page of their website lists Kidney Foundation offices by state.

    RESOURCES

    Address:201 E. 19th St., #12ENew York, NY 10003

    Phone:1-800-643-8699 (US toll free)212-777-0470

    Internet Address: http://www.ohf.org

    Description of Services Provided:This is an online resource for people with hyperoxaluria and also for their families and healthcare providers. Consumers can order or download several useful books online—one gives the oxalate content of foods and the other is a low-oxalate cookbook.

    RESOURCES

    Address:300-5165 Sherbrooke Street WestMontreal, QC H4A 1T6

    Phone:1-800-361-7494(514) 369-4806

    Internet Address: http://www.kidney.ca/

    Description of Services Provided:The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research, providing education and support, promoting access to high quality healthcare, increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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