Patient Education Sites

What would you like to learn more about?

Low potassium diet
Low phosphorus/ low phosphate diet
Dialysis education
DASH Diet for Hypertension
Diet for patients with kidney stones
Inexpensive medication sources
Kidney transplants
Chronic kidney disease (CKD)


Low Potassium Diet

From National Kidney Foundation
https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/potassium/

Up To Date Kidney Textbook
High potassium foods:
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/image?imageKey=PI%2F67156&topicKey=PI%2F4427&source=see_link
Low potassium foods:
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/image?imageKey=PI%2F63021&topicKey=PI%2F4427&source=see_link&utdPopup=true

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
http://www.eatright.org/resource/health/diseases-and-conditions/kidney-disease/kidney-disease-high-and-low-potassium-foods


Low Phosphorus/ Low Phosphate Diet

Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.org/food-and-nutrition/expert-answers/faq-20058408

More detail
http://www.pittsburgh.va.gov/Dialysis/docs/PhosphorusContentinFoods.pdf


Dialysis Education

From DaVita a large dialysis provider with good information online
http://www.davita.com/treatment-options/choosing-the-right-treatment/what-are-my-dialysis-choices?/t/5415

Interesting survey of doctors and nurses
http://www.davita.com/treatment-options/choosing-the-right-treatment/majority-of-nephrology-professionals-prefer-home-dialysis/t/7584

From National Kidney Foundation
https://www.kidney.org/sites/default/files/docs/choosing_treat.pdf


DASH Diet for Hypertension

Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/dash-diet/art-20048456


Diet in for patients with Kidney Stones

From National Kidney Foundation
https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/diet

Low oxalate diet
http://www.upmc.com/patients-visitors/education/nutrition/Pages/low-oxalate-diet.aspx


Inexpensive medication sources

A and P (includes Amlodipine)
http://www.4dollardrugs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/AP-20140516.pdf

Target
http://www.target.com/pharmacy/generics-condition

Walmart
http://www.walmart.com/cp/4-Prescriptions/1078664


Kidney transplant

From National Kidney Foundation
https://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozTopic_Transplantation

Transplant Living
http://www.transplantliving.org/before-the-transplant/getting-on-the-list/


Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

General site for chronic kidney disease
https://www.aakp.org/education/resourcelibrary.html