Links to Kidney Resources

Kidney Disease


NKDEP National Kidney Disease Education Program

PKD Foundation


Kidney Disease Risk Factors

Learn everything about diabetes at the American Diabetes Association.

Find out about high blood pressure and calculate your risk for high blood pressure at the American Heart Association. provides comprehensive information on smoking and chronic kidney disease and explains how smoking accelerates kidney disease progression in diabetics and those with high blood pressure.

New research has shown that there is a link between smoking, secondhand smoke and chronic kidney disease in teens. Read the latest research on our blog and at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health website.

Get help to quit smoking.

Kidney Cancer

Cord blood therapy may be a treatment option for a type of childhood kidney cancer called Wilms Tumor. To learn more, visit The Cord Blood Center and Cord Blood Guide.

Kidney Cancer Association


Patient Support and Advocacy

AAKP American Association of Kidney Patients

Dialysis Patient Citizens

PKD Connection

Renal Support Network

American Kidney Fund

Help Hope Live



TRIO: Transplant Recipients International Organization – “Voice of the Transplant Community”

Children’s Organ Transplant Association

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Transplant Program



Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient by Mary Wu

The Wu Way by Mary Wu

PKD Will Not Beat Me by Valen Keefer

Brittle Bones by Mary Wu

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