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Additional Kidney Information

The National Kidney Education Program offers information about chronic kidney disease. If you would like more information about specific types of kidney disease or other kidney topics, please visit the NIDDK A to Z page.

Also, below are links to information about some frequently searched topics:


This content is provided as a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. The NIDDK translates and disseminates research findings through its clearinghouses and education programs to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the public. Content produced by the NIDDK is carefully reviewed by NIDDK scientists and other experts.

This information is not copyrighted. The NIDDK encourages people to share this content freely.


March 1, 2012

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