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Resources for Patients and Families

  • Kidney and Urology Foundation of America is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with kidney and urologic diseases and individuals waiting for organ and tissue transplants.
  • American Kidney Fund fights kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need; health education; and prevention efforts.
  • The National Kidney Foundation a major voluntary health organization, 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.
  • American Society of Nephrology is a non-profit professional organization committed to the study and practice of nephrology and promoting research within nephrology.
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, this organization offers comprehensive information about diagnoses, available treatments, and research.
  • The American Society of Pediatric Nephrology is a professional organization dedicated to the study and treatment of pediatric nephrological conditions.