Education

Following is a link to the National Kidney Foundation page that includes their patient brochures in PDF format. Click on the brochure you wish to view. The icons on the bottom right enable you to print or save a copy. https://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozTopic_Brochures

Brochure Titles:

  • About Chronic Kidney Disease: A Guide for Patients
  • Advance Directives: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
  • Are You at Increased Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease?
  • Choosing A Treatment For Kidney Failure
  • Coping: Managing Your Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes: Eyes, Heart, Nerves, Feet, and Kidneys
  • Diabetes and Kidney Disease: Stages 1–4
  • Diabetes and Kidney Disease: Stage 5
  • Dining Out With Confidence: A Guide for Patients With Kidney Disease
  • Glomerular Disease: What You Need To Know
  • GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate): A Key to Understanding How Well Your Kidneys Are Working
  • Hemodialysis: What You Need to Know
  • Hemodialysis Access: What You Need to Know
  • High Blood Pressure and Your Kidneys
  • High Blood Pressure and Chronic Kidney Disease: For People with CKD Stages 1–4
  • Home Hemodialysis: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
  • If You Choose Not to Start Dialysis Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Managing Anemia: When You Have Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure
  • Nutrition and Early Kidney Disease (Stages 1–4): Are You Getting What You Need?
  • Nutrition and Hemodialysis
  • Nutrition and Kidney Failure (Stage 5): Are You Getting What You Need?
  • The Organ and Tissue Donor Program
  • Peritoneal Dialysis: What You Need to Know
  • Planning for Emergencies: A Guide for People with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Quality of Life With Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Staying Fit With Kidney Disease
  • Travel Tips: A Guide for Kidney Patients
  • When Stopping Dialysis Treatment Is Your Choice: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
  • Hidden Health Risks: Kidney Disease, Diabetes, and High Blood Pressure
  • Working With Kidney Disease
  • Your Kidneys: Master Chemists of the Body