Educational Brochures and Resources

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

 

In addition, we also reference additional resources that you may find helpful in learning about kidney disease.

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENTS

Kidney Beginnings: A Guide to Living with Reduced Kidney Function

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Understanding What it Means to Have Protein in Your Urine

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AAKP Patient Plan Phase 1: Diagnosis to Treatment Choices

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AAKP Patient Plan Phase 2: Getting help and Starting Dialysis

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AAKP Patient Plan Phase 3: Stabilization

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AAKP Patient Plan Phase 4: Ongoing Treatment

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NUTRITION

AAKP Nutrition Counter

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AAKP Nutrition Counter (Spanish)

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Additional Resources: AAKP Delicious!

ADVOCATING FOR YOURSELF

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

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DIALYSIS SPECIFIC TREATMENT

Understanding Your Hemodialysis Options

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Understanding Your Peritoneal Dialysis Options

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Understanding your Home Hemodialysis Options

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TRANSPLANTATION

Understanding Kidney Transplantation

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RELATING CONDITIONS

Understanding Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

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Understanding Iron in Chronic Kidney Disease

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Understanding Hepatitis C and Kidney Disease

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Understanding Gout and Your Kidneys

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Additional Resources: Alliance for Gout Awareness

MENTAL HEALTH

Understanding Depression in Kidney Disease

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When Your Loved One is Depressed

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