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American Association of Kidney Patients

National. Founded 1969. Patient organization dedicated to helping renal patients and their families deal with the physical, emotional and social impact of kidney disease. Aim is to inform and inspire patients and their families to better understand their condition, adjust more readily to their circumstances and assume more normal, productive lives. Provides education and support for kidney patients, including those with reduced kidney function, on dialysis and transplant patients. Offers various educational materials, a bimonthly magazine, electronic newsletters and an annual patient meeting.
American Assn. of Kidney Patients
2701 N. Rocky Point Drive, Ste 150
Tampa, FL 33607
Voice: 1-800-749-2257 or 813-636-8100 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm EST)
Fax: 813-636-8122
Verified: 1/9/2013

PKD Foundation for Research in Polycystic Kidney Disease

International. 55 volunteer Friends chapters. Founded 1982. Funds research and provides emotional support and education for people with polycystic kidney disease and their families. Promotes public awareness. Holds medical seminars and fund-raisers. Newsletters and online educational tools.
PKR Foundation
8330 Ward Parkway, Ste. 400
Kansas City, MO 64114
Voice: 1-800-753-2873 or 816-931-2600
Fax: 816-931-8655
Verified: 1/15/2013

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