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Kidney Patient Resources

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    TK
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    Below are collected resources for patients with kidney disorders, their friends and family, and others looking for information on kidney disease.

    Prevention, Nutrition, Education and Research
    National Kidney Foundation
    800-622-9010
    Website: www.kidney.org

    NKF Cares – Patient Information Helpline
    855-NKF-CARES
    855-653-2273

    National Kidney Foundation Serving Texas
    214-351-2393
    877-543-6397
    Website: www.nkft.org

    American Association of Kidney Patients
    800-749-2257
    Website: www.aakp.org

    End Stage Renal Disease Network   
    877-886-4435 or 972-503-3215
    Website:  www.esrdnetwork.org

    Patient grants and financial assistance programs
    American Kidney Fund               
    866-300-2900 (helpline)
    800-638-8299 (patient assistance)
    Website: www.akfinc.org

    Kidney Trust
    866-399-7634
    Website: Kidneytrust.org

    Kidney Health Care Program           
    800-222-3986
    Website: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/kidney

    Transplant Information  - Patients/Family of Patients
    United Network of Organ Sharing
    888-894-6361
    Website: www.unos.org

    Register to be a Donor in Texas
    Donate Life Texas
    877-839-2755
    Website: www.donatelifetexas.org

    Living Donors
    National Living Donor Kidney Assistance Center       
    888.870.5002
    Website: www.livingdonorassistance.org   

    Low income hospital
    Dallas County
    Parkland- Parkland Healthcare Plan           
    214.590.8000
    Website: www.parklandhospital.com

    Tarrant County
    JPS (John Peter Smith) – Health Network               
    817-921-3431
    Website: www.jpshealthnet.org
    Or Call 211 for assistance