Skip to main content

Treatment Options

Hispanic Senior Couple Diverse Support Group

Keep Comfortable on Dialysis

This one page document for patients provides some ideas to help promote comfort and ease patients' pain that can be tried before moving to medication.

View Resource

Fixing Paco

Fixing Paco is a website dedicated to educating the public about the leading causes of kidney disease, how to prevent it, kidney transplant as a treatment option, the need for living organ donors, and the importance of proactive patient involvement in care.

There are two components to the website:

  • A web series that tells the "story of family, big decisions and second chances."

View Resource

Dialysis Schedules: Tips for Patients and Staff

Scheduling issues are a common source of frustration for dialysis patients and staff. This document addresses what you can do to help keep your dialysis schedule running as on time as possible.

View Resource

Follow Patients as They Talk About Home Dialysis

Listen to real patients talk about their experiences with two types of home dialysis, peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis (HHD), in this new video, Dialysis: How I Took the Road Home.

View Resource

Home Dialysis Central

Home Dialysis Central is an online source of up-to-date, unbiased information about home dialysis for people with kidney disease, their families, and the healthcare professionals who provide kidney disease care.

View Resource

MEI: My Life, My Dialysis Choice

This interactive website, available in English and Spanish, guides patients through the many treatment options available for kidney patients, helping them choose the right treatment for their lifestyle.

View Resource

Transplant Patient Brochures - English and Spanish

These patient brochures in English and Spanish include information about organ transplantation, living donation, financial strategies, and partnering with your care team.

View Resource

Modalities to Treat ESRD - Spanish Version

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases provides information and education regarding ESRD treatment options in Spanish.

View Resource

Living Donor Assistance Program

The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) provides greater access to transplantation for persons who want to donate, but cannot otherwise afford the travel and subsistence expenses associated with donation.

View Resource

National Kidney Foundation: Become and Organ Donor

This website explains the need for people to consider being organ donors.

View Resource

Peritoneal Dialysis Resources

This page provides a list of English and Spanish language educational resources for patients on peritoneal dialysis. 

View Resource

My Choices - Peritoneal Dialysis

This Spanish language resources provides treatment information related to peritoneal dialysis.

View Resource

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view, download Adobe Acrobat Reader.