American Kidney Fund
Our vision: A world without kidney disease.
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Advocate for your health

Learn how to be your own advocate

Navigating the health care system as a patient can be challenging. As a dialysis or transplant patient, it's often necessary to coordinate your care with many different doctors, which can be complicated. Join us for our March webinar on Tuesday, March 28, from 1-2 p.m. (ET) to learn specific ways you can advocate for yourself as a dialysis or transplant patient. The webinar will be presented by Eric Dolby, a transplant recipient and registered nurse for 14 years.

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Transplant evaluation

Evaluation for a transplant

If your doctor thinks you may benefit from having a kidney transplant, he or she can refer you to a transplant center. Once you have found a transplant center, the first step is to have a transplant evaluation...

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News

My kidney disease story

About 10 months ago, I was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. I was a typical teenager going to school, having fun with all my friends and family and living a happy enthusiastic life...

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Kidney disease resources

Kidney disease infographics

Download our easy-to-read infographics on kidney disease for yourself and for your loved ones...

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Confessions of a dialysis patient

Confessions of a first-time dialysis patient - Week 4

I can't believe it has already been a month that I have been on dialysis. I feel as if I have gone through every stage of acceptance and have dealt with numerous obstacles physically and emotionally...

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Anemia Quiz

Are you at risk for anemia?

Anemia is a common side effect of kidney disease. Take our short quiz to learn more about the symptoms...

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