When Your Child Needs a Kidney Transplant

When Your Child Needs a Kidney Transplant


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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
This group conducts and supports research on many serious diseases affecting public health.

National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
NKF seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Nephron Information Center
The Nephron Information Center offers information about how the kidneys work, transplants, and links to other sites.

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
The AAKP serves kidney patients and their families by helping them cope with the emotional, physical, and social impact of kidney failure.

United Network for Organ Sharing
This national group determines who will get donated organs, and when. Organs are assigned based on how sick a person is and how quickly the person needs the organ.


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