• Resource Guide for End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)


    Address:14440 Bruce B. Downs BoulevardTampa, FL 33613


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

    Description of Services Provided:The American Association of Kidney Patients helps patients cope with the emotional, physical, and social effects of kidney failure. It has several local chapters in communities across the United States.


    Address:NIDDK, NIHBuilding 31, Room 9A0631 Center Drive, MSC 2560Bethesda, MD 20892-2560


    Internet Address: https://www.niddk.nih.gov

    Description of Services Provided:This institute provides information about kidney disease and supports research into treatments for diabetes, kidney disease, and other serious conditions.


    Address:30 East 33rd StreetNew York, NY 10016


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

    Description of Services Provided:The National Kidney Foundation provides information about kidney and urinary tract diseases. It seeks to prevent kidney diseases, improve the health of patients with kidney disease, and increase the number of organs available for transplant.


    Address:700 North 4th StreetRichmond, VA 23219


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

    Description of Services Provided:With the mission to "advance organ availability and transplanting," the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) provides top news stories relating to research and policies, as well as in-depth data on organ donations and transplants dating back to 1986. The site resources include publications, fact sheets, and patient brochures. You can also sign up for the organization's bimonthly magazine, which is free of charge to those in the US. The website contains an extensive list of links to related sites, library services, health calculators, and a glossary.

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