Education & Research

Providing the educational resources you need to live a happier, healthier life

We know it can be overwhelming finding out you or a loved one has kidney disease. But you are not alone. There is a large network of resources out there that many people don’t realize even exists. Our educational resources, programs and events provide the information you need to make the best decisions for your health and feel empowered.

For this reason, we have compiled a collection of external resources below that will help you or a loved one with furthering education, finding assistance, or becoming a donor. We hope you can use these resources to build a network of support to assist you through your journey.

PATIENT EDUCATION & RESOURCES

TALKING WITH CHILDREN 
Tips for caregivers, parents, and teachers during infections disease outbreaks

TAKING CARE OF YOUR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 
Tips for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak

CARELINK 
Financial assistance to access quality healthcare services through University Health System.

DIALYSIS FACILITY COMPARE
Find and compare information about the services and quality of care provided at dialysis facilities in any state.

KIDNEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED 
Find answers to commonly asked questions about kidney disease.

NATIONAL KIDNEY DISEASE EDUCATION PROGRAM
Tools to help provide kidney disease education.

KIDNEY DISEASE AND DIET
Information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Kidney Disease.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS
A list of support groups in Texas.

LOVE KIDNEYS CAMPAIGN
Designed to increase awareness among at-risk patients and the medical community about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease.

END STAGE RENAL DISEASE NETWORK OF TEXAS
ESRD Networks receive and investigate patient grievances relating to dialysis care. They usually attempt to mediate any disputes brought to their attention.

TEXAS ADULT DAY CARE FACILITIES
Adult day care includes day activity and health services including skilled nursing and personal care services, health education and physical rehabilitative services.