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UNC Kidney Center (UNC at Chapel Hill) 
(919) 966-2561

 

Division of Nephrology & Hyptertension (UNC at Chapel Hill)
(919) 966-2561

 

UNC Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension (UNC at Chapel Hill) 
(919) 966-2561

 

National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina  
(800) 356-5362

 

DialysisFinder 
(866) 889-6019

 

Kidney Diseases – Web Sites serving North Carolina (NC Health Info) 

 

 

 

Recommended Web Links

Kidneys and How They Work (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease (Life Options Rehabilitation Program)

What You Can Do (Life Options Rehabilitation Program)

African Americans and Kidney Disease (National Kidney Disease Education Program)

Kidneys and Urinary Tract (Nemours Foundation)

Nutrition, Diet (National Kidney Foundation)

Pregnancy and Kidney Disease (National Kidney Foundation)

Working with Chronic Kidney Disease (National Kidney Foundation)

Kidney Drug Medicare Coverage (Kidney Medicare Drugs Awareness and Education Initiative)

Kidney Diseases Dictionary (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Albumin Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)

Answers from Our Experts (Life Options)

Kidney Diseases – MedlinePlus
Spanish-Espanol

Kidney Stones – MedlinePlus
Spanish- Espanol

Kidney Transplantation – MedlinePlus.gov
Spanish - Espanol 
 

 Updated March 2011

Books, Brochures & Videos

What You Must Know about Kidney Disease: A Practical Guide to Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments. Rich Snyder (2010)

100 Questions & Answers about Kidney Dialysis
Lawrence E. Stam (2009)

100 Q&A about Kidney Disease and Hypertension. Raymond R. Townsend (2008)

Dialysis without Fear: A Guide to Living Well on Dialysis for Patients and Their Families
Daniel Offer, Marjorie Kaiz Offer, Susan Offer Szafir (2007)


Coping with Kidney Disease: A 12-Step Treatment Program to Help You Avoid Dialysis
Mackenzie Walser, Betsy Thorpe (2004)


These resources are free:

Library of Information (American Association of Kidney Patients)
Spanish - Espanol

National Kidney Disease Education Program – Resources
Spanish-Espanol  

National Kidney Foundation – Brochures

Life Options - Catalog of Materials (Audio and Video)

Life Options – Booklets
 

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