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Treatment Options for Kidney Failure Fact Sheets

This series of fact sheets includes an overview of treatment options as well as individual fact sheets on transplant, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, medical management and vascular access. Download the whole set or individual fact sheets.

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Treatment Options for Kidney Failure

Treatment Option: Kidney Transplant

Treatment Option: Peritoneal Dialysis

Treatment Option: Hemodialysis

Treatment Option: Medical Management

Preparing for Hemodialysis: Vascular Access

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Anemia in Kidney Disease

This fact sheet gives an overview of anemia, which is a common complication of kidney disease.  

Bone Disease and Kidney Failure

This fact sheet talks about bone disease as a common complication for people with kidney failure.  

Diabetes and Your Kidneys

An important brochure for anyone with diabetes. Talks about basic tests, answers to common questions, and tips for staying healthy.  

Facts about Kidney Disease

A quick and basic brochure that talks about the kidneys and kidney disease.  

Fight Back! A Superhero Guide to Battling Chronic Kidney Disease

The American Kidney Fund's Superhero Guide to Battling Chronic Kidney Disease is here! This guide will help children learn to live well with CKD. 

Healthy Eating for People on Hemodialysis

A great brochure for anyone on hemodialysis. Explains what diet changes may be needed and why. 

High Blood Pressure and Your Kidneys

For anyone with high blood pressure, this is a must read! Explains how high blood pressure affects the kidneys and how the kidneys affect high blood pressure.  

Kidney Disease: What Do I Need to Know?

This fact sheet provides an overview on kidney disease, signs of kidney disease and tests used to detect kidney disease.  

Kidney Health Tracker

Use this free wallet card to keep track of your kidney health. 

Kidney Stones

A quick and simple fact sheet about kidney stones. It looks at common symptoms, how to prevent kidney stones, and what to do if you have them. 

Know Your Blood Work: eGFR

A fact sheet to help you understand your eGFR, which measures how well your kidneys are working. 

Know Your Blood Work: Serum Albumin

A fact sheet to help dialysis patients understand their serum albumin levels. 

Living Well with Chronic Kidney Disease

A great place to start if you've just been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Includes information about important diet changes and possible side effects.  

Medicare's Preventive Care Services

This booklet talks about preventative services that Medicare offers to diabetes and kidney disease patients. 

Patient Programs

This fact sheet provides an overview on the services the American Kidney Fund offers to help kidney patients. 

Programs and Services

An overview of many programs and services the American Kidney Fund offers.  

Proteinuria: What Do I Need to Know?

A fact sheet to help you understand proteinuria (having protein in your urine). 

You, Diabetes and Your Kidneys

Diabetes is the #1 cause of kidney disease. This fact sheet looks at how diabetes can affect your kidneys. 

You, Your Blood Pressure and Your Kidneys

High blood pressure is the #2 cause of kidney disease. This fact sheet looks at how high blood pressure can affect your kidneys.  


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