Kidney Health Resources

Free educational resources to inspire and empower kidney disease patients and healthcare providers.

What is self-care in-center dialysis?

By Dr. Richard Gibney / August 17, 2020

Today in the United States, an estimated 37 million people suffer from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Many of them are required to supplement their bodies’ natural filtering capabilities through kidney dialysis. If you are one of these people, your first visit to the dialysis center can be overwhelming. You’ve…

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STEM activities provide hope for kids on dialysis

By Empowered Kidney Care / June 16, 2020

Most kids don’t want to spend four hours in a hospital chair, three to five times a week, but for many young Americans with chronic kidney disease (CKD), routine dialysis is a huge part of their lives. Marcus* is a 16 year-old CKD patient at Children’s Hospital Colorado. He’ll tell you that dialysis makes him…

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