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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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National Kidney Foundation: Become and Organ Donor

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

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Peritoneal Dialysis Resources

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

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My Choices - Peritoneal Dialysis

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

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