Educational Brochures and Resources

AAKP offers a variety of educational resources for people living with kidney disease and their care partners.  Below is a list of FREE downloadable resources.  Many of these same resources are also available in print form in our online store and can be ordered.

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENTS

Kidney Beginnings: A Guide to Living with Reduced Kidney Function

Pocket Guide to Managing Kidney Disease

Understanding What it Means to Have Protein in Your Urine

AAKP Patient Plan Phase 1: Diagnosis to Treatment Choices

AAKP Patient Plan Phase 2: Getting help and Starting Dialysis

AAKP Patient Plan Phase 3: Stabilization

AAKP Patient Plan Phase 4: Ongoing Treatment

NUTRITION

AAKP Nutrition Counter

AAKP Nutrition Counter (Spanish)

Additional Resources: AAKP Delicious! Recipes Series (several editions to choose from):

2nd edition

3rd edition

4th edition

5th edition

Sample this recipe for free: Strawberry Angel Cupcakes

ADVOCATING FOR YOURSELF

AAKP & You: How to be your own Public Policy Advocate

DIALYSIS SPECIFIC TREATMENT

Understanding Your Hemodialysis Access Options

Understanding Your Hemodialysis Options

Understanding Your Peritoneal Dialysis Options

Understanding your Home Hemodialysis Options

TRANSPLANTATION

Understanding Kidney Transplantation

RELATING CONDITIONS

Understanding Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

Understanding Iron in Chronic Kidney Disease

Understanding Hepatitis C and Kidney Disease

Understanding Gout and Your Kidneys

MENTAL HEALTH

Understanding Depression in Kidney Disease

When Your Loved One is Depressed

Articles
Learn more about kidney disease from fellow patients, healthcare professionals, and the renal community by reading these articles produced for AAKP.
Educational Brochures and Resources
AAKP offers a variety of educational resources for people living with kidney disease and their care partners.
aakpRENALIFE and E-Newsletters
AAKP offers a bi-monthly magazine as well as five e-newsletters. Check out our recent issues and subscribe.
HealthLine Webinars
The AAKP HealthLine is a webinar-based program educates patients and their family members on a variety of important health care topics from the comfort of their home or office.