National Kidney Federation Kidney Matters Patient Information.
NKF information is strictly document controlled to ensure that the information provided is reviewed every three years, so it is always up to date.
Whether you require a single leaflet for yourself, or bulk quantities for a Renal Unit, Hospital or Kidney Patient Association, just call the Helpline number 0800 169 09 36, or e-mail us at: [email protected]
You can read the information on the topics listed below by clicking the name. From there you can also download a PDF of the information if you wish.
NKF Helpline Patient Information:
What is kidney disease?Types of kidney diseaseTreatment for kidney diseaseLiving with kidney diseaseGlossary of Renal Related TermsKnow your numbers - DialysisKnow your numbers - Transplant
About the kidneysI've got kidney diseaseBlood pressure medicationChronic kidney diseaseCholesterol and kidney DiseaseCalculating kidney functionHigh blood pressureHow to cope with established renal failureThe Emotional Impact of CKDFrequently asked questionsAcute kidney injuryKidney biopsyEnd of life careKidney diseaseAnaemiaGlomerulonephritisHaematuriaKidney CystsPain in Kidney or Urine Diseases12 steps towards pain controlProteinuriaSmall or Single KidneyDiabetes and the kidneyFocal and segmental glomerulosclerosisIgA nephropathyIgM NephropathyVasculitisHenoch-schonlein purpuraArtery StenosisMembranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN)Minimal change nephropathyMyeloma and Kidney DiseaseLoin Pain - Haematuria SyndromeInterstitial NephritisUrinary InfectionsAmyloidosisNephrotic syndrome in adults
Polycystic kidney disease
Adult polycystic kidney diseaseAutosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
Commonly Prescribed Drugs for Kidney DiseaseCommonly Taken Drugs for Kidney FailureOver the counter drugs
Introduction to haemodialysisHome dialysis the advantagesDialysis line insertionFistula Care
What is Peritoneal Dialysis?Introduction to Peritoneal DialysisPeritoneal Dialysis – Frequently Asked QuestionsAre there different types of PD?
Sexual relationships in kidney failureSex problems with renal failureSexual relationship in kidney failure for menSexual relationship in kidney failure for womenSexual relationship in kidney failure having children
Holiday guide for kidney patientsHoliday dialysis UKHoliday Dialysis European DestinationsHoliday Dialysis World Wide DestinationsHoliday CompaniesTravel InsuranceHoliday tips and guidelinesHoliday guidelines for PD patientsHoliday guidelines for HD patientsHoliday guidelines for transplant patientsHoliday / Travel vaccinations in transplant patientsComplete holiday guide for kidney patients 2019.Kidney patients guide to keeping healthy in summer weather.To request any of the two above booklets call 0800 169 09 36, or e-mail us at: [email protected] Transplantation seriesTop TipsWhat are the complications of transplantation?What is transplant rejection?Sexual problems following a transplantCancer after kidney transplantationSkin care in renal transplant patientsBlood pressure, cholesterol, heart disease & circulation problemsInfection after transplantationWhat drugs are needed after transplantation?Diabetes after transplantationHow are kidneys allocated?Is kidney transplantation psychologically stressful?How long does the transplant operation take?Are work and a normal life possible after a transplant?What is a kidney transplant?Kidney transplants from relatives and friendsHow long is the wait for a kidney?
Living donor information
Living donor informationHow do donors feel afterwards?Reimbursement of living donor expenses
RefluxAlports SyndromeLupus and Lupus Kidney DiseaseFabry DiseaseBones, Calcium, Phosphate, and PTH in Kidney FailureStaying Fit With Kidney DiseaseGood Mouth Care in Established Renal FailureGreen Nephrology
Kidney disease and footcare
Charcot FeetFoot UlcersFootwearHoliday feet
Food with thought recipe bookLawrence Keogh Kidney care cookbook: Rediscovering Food & Flavours Click herePotassiumThe Eatwell PlateCan Kidney Patients eat fruit and vegetablesAsian and Afro Caribbean cooking Download the PDF leafletRenal Patients and Alcohol Download the PDF leafletDietary Information pack : To request our Dietary Information Pack call 0800 169 09 36, or e-mail us at: [email protected]
Arnold Goes for a DMSA ScanChilds Indwelling catheterCaring for your child’s MitrofanoffDietary Advice for Children on DialysisGraham has a GFR TestYour Child & TransplantationWarts and Kidney DiseaseWhy Annie needs a Blood TestYour Child & Chronic Renal Failure
Know your benefits
Also availableHelpline CardsPatient Support PackCKD Health Check booklet : Look after your kidneys and keep yourself wellHelp! I've got kidney failure booklet : Your introduction to kidney failure and it's treatment