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Additional Resources

National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (www.nkmf.org)

The NKFM offers support and information for people with kidney disease. The NKFM is the largest affiliate of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) in the US.

National Kidney Foundation (www.kidney.org)

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has helpful information on their website about kidney disease and its treatments.

American Association of Kidney Patients (www.aakp.org)

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is a patient-led non-profit organization that strives to support people with kidney disease through education and advocacy.

Renal Support Network (www.rsnhope.org)

This organization’s has information about their programs, including the Kidney Talk podcast and magazine.

National Institute of Health, Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney (NIDDK) (www.niddk.nih.gov)

This government organization offers information about kidney disease, as well as research about kidney disease.

Home Dialysis Central(www.homedialysis.org)

This website has many helpful resources about home dialysis, including the Ready-Set-Home e-classes.

United Network for Organ Sharing (www.unos.org)

UNOS serves as the US transplant system. They lead a group of transplant hospitals, organ procurement, and volunteers dedicated to honoring gifts of life.

Midwest Kidney Network (www.midwestkidneynetwork.org)

The Midwest Kidney Network works with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to improve care for people with kidney disease living in Michigan, Minnesota, North & South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Choosing Dialysis (www.choosingdialysis.org)

The Choosing Dialysis website has tools to help you decide which type of dialysis is right for you.

Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) (https://www.kcercoaliton.com/)

This website has information for people on dialysis to help them prepare in case of an emergency.

Kidney School (www.kidneyschool.org)

The Kidney School website has learning modules about kidney disease in English and Spanish. There is also an audio book version available on their website.