updated July 17, 2018

Thanks to Amy Staples at Kidney Beans for providing many links. Our resources are grouped by Associations, Information, Living Donors/Financial Assistance, Products, and Support Groups.



Alliance for Paired Donation:

The American Association of Kidney Patients:

American Kidney Fund:

The ESRD Kidney Networks:

Home Dialysis Alliance:

Home Dialysis Central:

National Kidney Donor Registry:

The National Kidney Foundation:

Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation:

The Sepsis Alliance:



Dialysis Access (fistula) explained:

Dialysis Technician requirements by state:

Great blog on HDCentral about “compliant”:

Great information about kidneys:   website by Dr John Agar

Kidney Community Emergency Response information:

Medical Education Institute’s Life Options:

The National Council for Aging Care’s Guide to Dialysis and Kidney Disease:

Online resource:

Online resource, Restless Legs (Willis-Ekbom Disease):


Living Donor/Financial Assistance:

Help for finding a living donor:

Help for finding a living donor:

Help for finding a living donor or becoming one:

Living Donors Online Message Board:

Living Kidney Donor Search:

Financial Assistance for Living Donors:

Financial Fundraising Assistance:

Financial Assistance for Recipients:

Medication assistance:



Donating medical supplies:

“Help, I Need Dialysis!” BOOK:

“Bravelets” supporting the National Kidney Foundation:

Customized Silicone Wristbands:

Dialysis Arm Bands — Protect your access:

Dialysis CLOTHING, Ronwear:

Emergency Medical Bracelets, silicone bands:

Emergency Medical Emblems:

Kidney Disease Awareness Bracelets:

Kidney Themed items for sale:


RSN Jewelry for a cause:

Smoothie recipe book for renal and heart health:

Tegaderm dressings for those with sensitive skin:


Support Groups:

Renal Support Network:

Facebook Support Group, Women-only Renal Support:

Facebook Support Group, I Hate Dialysis, Open:

Facebook Support Group, Home DialysisCentral, Closed:

Facebook Support Group, Polycystic Kidney Disease Cysterhood, Closed:

Facebook Support Group, Home Dialyzors United, Open:

Facebook Support Group, Closed:

Facebook Support Group, Closed: