U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kidney Diseases

American Kidney Fund HelpLine

Call AKF HelpLine at 1-866-300-2900 or submit a question online for information about kidney disease, including prevention, treatment, financial assistance, organ donation, and support programs.

Review Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

American Kidney Fund

Financial Help for Treatment of Kidney Failure

This article provides an overview of financial help that may be available for the treatment of kidney failure through Medicare, Medicaid, the Veterans Administration, and private insurance.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 08, 2015

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) develops when E. coli destroys red blood cells and causes sudden, short-term kidney failure in children. Learn how you can prevent and treat HUS.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 08, 2015

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Love Your Kidneys and Transplant Chronicles E-Newsletters

Sign up for e-newsletters from the National Kidney Foundation, the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease.

Review Date: Friday, April 01, 2016

National Kidney Foundation

Nationwide Listing of Renal Support Groups

Find a national listing of support groups for patients dealing with kidney disease.

Review Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

American Association of Kidney Patients

Patient Grants: Financial Help for Kidney Patients

The American Kidney Fund helps more than 87,000 kidney patients in the United States with health insurance premiums and other treatment-related expenses that insurance does not cover.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2015

American Kidney Fund

Patient Support Programs

This page has links to the NKF Cares Helpline, NKF Peers mentoring program, My Food Coach app, and Ask the Dr. Blog.

Review Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016

National Kidney Foundation

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