Patient education

Lab Tests Online
A noncommerical, patient-centered resource for informaton on lab tests used in screening, diagnosing, and monitoring kidney disease.
Original Home Dialysis Central articles covering a wide array of topics dealing with dialysis.
My Med Schedule®
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.
Nocturnal Home Haemodialysis
Learn how dialysis works and the benefits of nocturnal home hemo from an Australian website operated by Dr. John Agar.
Renal Resource Centre, Sydney, Australia
Download free informational booklets and brochures.
Offers information about hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, including how they work and how to cope with changes in life style, travel, exercise, family, and friends.
Truth About Dialysis
A campaign launched by DaVita to help patients and health care professionals find out the truth about home dialysis.
U.S. National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
The U.S. National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) offers free kidney disease info.
UK National Kidney Federation
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.
Understanding Your Hemodialysis Options
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.