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Kidney Disease Helpline

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American Kidney Fund

Provides information, referrals and financial assistance to kidney patients. Counselors available to answer questions about kidney disease and transplants.
Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-800-638-8299 (Mon.-Thurs., 8:30am-5pm; Fri. 8am-2pm EST)
Verified: 7/24/2013

National Kidney Foundation

Provides education and research information on kidney disease. Referrals to local affiliates.
Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-800-622-9010 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm EST)
Verified: 2/27/2014

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Provides referrals and literature on a broad range of subjects concerning diabetes, digestive disorders, kidney disease, hematologic diseases, urologic disorders, metabolic and endocrine disorders.
Voice: 1-800-891-5390 (kidney); 1-800-860-8747 (diabetes); 1-800-891-5389 (digestive diseases) (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm EST)
Verified: 2/27/2014

Kidney and Urology Foundation of America

Dedicated to helping persons afflicted with any debilitating kidney, urologic or related diseases. Offers education, information, health fairs, grants, patient scholarships, physician referrals, fellowship and Pediatric Enrichment program.
Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-800-633-6628 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST)
Verified: 2/27/2014

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