AAKP’s Pediatric Kidney Pals

Welcome parents and caregivers!


Chronic illness of any kind in children is very difficult for both parents and children. This section on our website is dedicated to helping you and your child find support and learn about pediatric and adolescent kidney disease.



Sign-up for our NEW bi-monthly e-newsletter, AAKP's Pediatric Kidney Pals!  The e-newsletter contains AAKP news, updates on legislative information in the kidney community affecting patients/families, current articles and issues for pediatric and adolescent kidney patients, human interest stories, supportive articles and resources for parents and family members, kidney-friendly recipes approved by little eaters and much more!

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Here are some of AAKP’s most recent articles on Kidney Disease and Kids. You can also use the search box to search for key words on subjects that most interest you.


Why I'm a Pediatric Kidney Patient Advocate, By Jim Myers

A Mother’s Story...Worrier to Warrior, By Emily Payne

Older Articles

The Advantages of Peritoneal Dialysis for Children

Make Kidney Camp Count!

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Kidney Care