Advanced Kidney Specialists, P.C.

Patient education.                                       

We encourage all of our patients to educate themselves on their diseases and be an active participant in their plan of care.   Please notify our office before you make any changes to your plan of care.  We have a variety of patient brochures and books for patient regarding kidney disease, hypertension, and diabetes.  We have listed below several websites that may also be helpful in learning about kidney disease prevention and management.  Remember, though this information is reliable, please do not make any changes to your plan of care without discussing it with your doctor.

 Health Links.                                            


The National Kidney Foundation * (800)622-9010 *

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) * (800)749-AAKP *

American Kidney Fund * (800)638-8299 *

National Transplant Assistance Fund * (800)649-8399 *

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) * (888)894-6361

Free Medications or Medication Grants:

       Glaxo-Wellcome (Imuran) * (800)722-9294

       Novartis Patient Assistance Program (Cyclosporine) * (800)257-3273

      Prescription Drug Patients Assistance * (800)762-4636

      PROGRAF/Fujisawa Patients Assistance Program * (800)477-6472

      The Transplant Foundation * (804)285-5115


 Kidney Cancer Association * (800)850-9132 *

       Nat'l Kidney and Urologic Disease Information Clearinghouse *

 Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation * (800)753-2873 *

 American Association of Diabetic Educators * (800)338-3633 *

 American Heart Association * (800)242-8721 *