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American Kidney Fund

The American Kidney Fund is dedicated to ensuring that every kidney patient has access to health care, and that every person at risk for kidney disease is empowered to prevent it. The site offers patient programs, kidney disease education, and professional education.

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American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)

The mission of the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is to promote excellence in and appreciation of nephrology nursing so we can make a positive difference for people with kidney disease.

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American Society of Nephrology

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is a nonprofit corporation to enhance and assist the study and practice of nephrology, to provide a forum for the promulgation of research, and to meet the professional and continuing education needs of its members.

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American Society of Pediatric Nephrology

The American Society of Pediatric Nephrology is an organization of pediatric nephrologists and affiliated healthcare professionals. Our primary goals are to promote optimal care for children with kidney disease through advocacy, education, and research; and to disseminate advances in clinical practice and scientific investigation.

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American Sociey of Transplantation

The American Society of Transplantation (AST) is dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation. Our goal is to offer a forum for the exchange of knowledge, scientific information and expertise in the field of transplantation.

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Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is a unique alliance of over 6,000 members united by the common goal of increasing the understanding and beneficial use of medical instrumentation.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) official website with links to CMS programs, initiatives, information, and resources.

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Coalition for Supportive Care of Kidney Patients

The Coalition for Supportive Care of Kidney Patients brings together like-minded people who care deeply about the quality of compassionate, supportive care for kidney patients. We are professionals from many disciplines and laypersons who are working for true patient-centered care that values quality of life.  The website includes education, helpful links, and resources.

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Donate Life America

Donate Life America is a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and state teams across the United States committed to increasing organ, eye and tissue donation.

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ESRD National Coordinating Center

The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC) provides support at the national level for the Medicare ESRD Network Program. This website includes education, tools, and resources for both patients and providers, including those related to vascular access, decreasing conflict, and emergency preparedness.

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Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Florida Department of Health Disease Reporting Information

All practitioners, hospitals and laboratories licensed in Florida are required to notify the Department of diseases or conditions of public health significance under section 381.0031, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 64D-3, Florida Administrative Code. Practitioners, hospitals, medical facilities,...

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Florida Division of Vocation Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence. VR has additional specific programs designed to help eligible people with disabilities become employed.

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Forum of End Stage Renal Disease Networks

The Forum of ESRD Networks is a nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of its membership and coordinates projects and activities of mutual interests to ESRD Networks.

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Home Dialysis Central

Home Dialysis Central is a one-stop, online source of up-to-date, unbiased information about home dialysis—in all its forms—for people with kidney disease, their families, and the healthcare professionals who provide kidney disease care.

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

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Nephrology News and Issues

This website offers a unique opportunity to cover and offer commentary on stories while they are still developing, giving the renal community a resource for the latest developments in renal care.

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Renal Physicians Association

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields, as well as many basic science disciplines.

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United Network for Organ Sharing

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is the private, non-profit organization that manages the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government. UNOS is involved in many aspects of the organ transplant and donation process.

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United States Renal Data System

A national data system, which collects, analyzes and distributes information about end stage renal disease in the United States.

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