Kidney Education

Kidney Education

The CDC Kidney Education Program provides education and support to persons with kidney disease and their families to improve kidney health outcomes. The program offers educational information to the general public, patients and families to learn more about kidney disease and its risk factors.

For more information, call toll free (855) KEP-4CDC or (855) 537-4232.

Take Charge

The CDC Kidney Education Program can help you slow the progression of your kidney disease and may delay the need for dialysis. Should you need dialysis, we will assist you in making treatment choices based on your health, support system and lifestyle.

Join the growing number of people who are taking charge of their health by attending classes offered by the Centers for Dialysis Care.

The CDC Kidney Education Program will empower you to have a positive attitude, ask questions about your health and take action so you successfully manage your kidney disease.

Get Support

Kidney disease doesn’t define your life – you do. It’s time to unlock your potential, get out and live for today! This program will help you get answers so you can begin making the best decisions for your LIFE. You are not alone. Talk with your healthcare professionals if you have concerns.

Get Informed

The CDC Kidney Education Program provides information to help answer your questions about living with chronic kidney disease and selecting the best options for your lifestyle. You’ll also learn about all your treatment options:

Home Therapies
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Home Hemodialysis
In-Center Therapies
  • Hemodialysis
  • Nocturnal Hemodialysis
Other Therapies
  • Transplantation
  • Medical Management
Additional Resources
  • Medical Nutrition
  • Therapy
  • Financial Counseling
  • Vein Mapping

Get Involved

You likely have many questions about kidney disease:

  • What is kidney damage?
  • How do I prevent further kidney damage?
  • Why do the kidneys stop working?
  • Which treatment option is best for my health and lifestyle?
  • Where do I go for these treatments?
  • What medications will I take?
  • Do I need to monitor or change my diet?
  • Does insurance cover my treatments?
  • Can I stay active, travel and keep working?
  • Who can I rely on when I have more questions?