Ed and Pat Sanders interview Dori Schatell, Executive Director of the non-profit Medical Education Institute, Inc., about the importance of kidney disease screening particularly for the African-American community, who are at higher risk for kidney failure.
This pamphlet from the Healthcare Technology Foundation explains the risks of home dialysis and how you and your caregiver can learn to operate the home dialysis equipment as safely as possible. Available in English and
A free interactive online kidney learning center offered by the Medical Education Institute, Inc., and sponsored by an exclusive unrestricted educational grant from Fresenius Medical Care North America. Covers 16 topics including Coping, Diet, Vascular Access, and more.
A great medication reminder and it is free! Your personal medication chart clearly shows the times you should take each medicine or supplement, and how much to take. There are even images of your pills so there is no confusion.
The only UK charity run by kidney patients for kidney patients. Its aim is to promote, throughout the United Kingdom, the welfare of people suffering from kidney disease or renal failure and those relatives and friends who care for them.
This 16-page brochure from the AAKP provides a description of hemodialysis as well as an in-depth explanation of the available hemodialysis treatments, including conventional, short daily, and nocturnal.
A 16-page brochure by the AAKP that provides an explanation of peritoneal dialysis for those who may be approaching dialysis or current dialysis patients interested in changing their current treatment.