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You Can Live: Your Guide for Living with Kidney Failure

This booklet gives tips on  treating kidney failure, making treatments better, and  living a healthier lifestyle.

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Why Am I Cold Brochure

This brochure addresses the reasons patients may feel cold during their treatment and some ways they can deal with that.

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American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association website provides information, resources and tools to help patients and families manage diabetes.

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American Heart Association Diabetes Self-Management

The American Heart Association provides a free support network for diabetes awareness and management.

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Dialysis Facility Compare

This site helps you find and compare Medicare-certified dialysis facilities. You can see how each facility compares to others based on star ratings, services offered, and quality of care.  This tool is especially helpful if you need to find a temporary facility.

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Life Options Fact Sheets

These easy-to-read 2-page fact sheets about anemia, vascular access, hemodialysis adequacy, fluids, dialysis equipment, rehabilitation, and more are available in both English and Spanish. Resource lists and frequently-asked questions make these fact sheets user-friendly.

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Social Security - Understanding the Benefits

The Social Security Administration wants you to understand what Social Security can mean to you and your family's financial future. This publication, Understanding The Benefits, explains the basics of the Social Security retirement, disability, and survivors insurance programs.

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Medicare.gov

The Official U.S. Government Site for people with Medicare, family members, and caregivers. Includes the latest information on Medicare enrollment, benefits, and other helpful tools.

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Kidney School

Kidney School is a comprehensive online learning center for people with kidney disease and those that care for them. It includes learning modules, audio books, and free postcards

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Health Education in Multiple Languages

This website provides links to find health information in languages other than English. You can also browse information by health topic.

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