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Chapter 45: Interventions for the Renal System

A national kidney patient education organization that provides free educational materials for patients and families with or at risk for development of kidney disease.
American Association of Kidney Patients
Professional organization related to diabetes and care of the patient with diabetes. Patient education materials available. Free weekly e-newsletter for health professionals.
American Diabetes Association
An advocacy and education group for renal patients and their families.
American Kidney Fund
The specialty nursing organization for nurses working in or with nephrology patients or patients at risk for developing renal problems.
American Nephrology Nurses' Association
Sponsored by the Life Options and Rehabilitation Activities Committee. The content includes patient-centered information about renal replacement therapies and compliance with treatment.
Kidney School
The Nephrology Channel
At this site, you can learn everything you need to know about the renal system and its associated diseases, including their symptoms, diagnosis and development.
Renal Information
Renal system anatomy described including kidneys, renal artery, renal vein, and the urine production system.
Renal System Anatomy Including Kidneys
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened a Working Group of investigators on August 20, 2004, in McLean, Virginia to evaluate the current state of knowledge regarding interactions between the cardiovascular system and the kidney, to identify critical gaps in our knowledge, understanding, and application of research tools, and to develop specific recommendations for NHLBI in cardio-renal interactions related to heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases congenital heart disease.
Cardio-Renal Connections in Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Disease

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