Our doctors enjoy working with patients that ask questions and participate in their own health. In fact, learning about kidney disease is one of the best ways to become involved with your medical care!

We offer the following links and articles as learning tools for our patients. Of course, there is no substitute for doctor-patient conversations. Please make an appointment with your doctor if you have any serious problems or concerns about your health.

Web Links

Our physicians have reviewed the following informational websites and recommend them for additional reading.

Up-to-date, Unbiased Information on Home Dialysis

Online Learning About Kidneys & Kidney Disease

American Association of Kidney Patients
The Voice of all Kidney Patients

An interactive learning program for people with kidney disease sponsored by Amgen.

Nephrology – Defined
WikiPedia Article on Nephrology

American Kidney Fund
Reaching Out, Giving Hope, Improving Lives

PKD Foundation
Polycystic Kidmey Disease Research and Resources

FP Nephrology Notebook
Comprehensive List of Nephrological Disorders

MedScape – Nephrology
Nephrology News & Special Features

National Kidney Disease Education Program
Know the risks.  Protect your kidneys.

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)
Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for the United States

US Renal Data System
Online Repository of Renal Disease Statistics and Information

A to Z List of Kidney & Urologic Diseases
Up-To-Date Information from NIDDK

American Diabetes Association
Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of people affected by diabetes.

Unbiased information on the evaluation and treatment of heart disease.