Resource Guide for Kidney Stones

RESOURCES

Address: 30 East 33rd Street New York, NY 10016

Phone: 1-800-622-9010

Internet Address: http://www.kidney.org

Description of Services Provided: NKF provides information about kidney diseases to patients and healthcare professionals. The Local Affiliates page of their website lists Kidney Foundation offices by state.

RESOURCES

Address: 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone: 301-496-3583

Internet Address: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided: This agency provides information about kidney diseases to patients and their families, healthcare professionals, and the public. They answer questions, develop and distribute publications, and work with related professional and patient organizations and government agencies to coordinate resources about kidney and urologic diseases.

RESOURCES

Address: 201 E. 19th St., #12E New York, NY 10003

Phone: 1-800-643-8699 (US toll free) 212-777-0470

Internet Address: http://www.ohf.org

Description of Services Provided: This is an online resource for people with hyperoxaluria, their families, and healthcare providers. Consumers can order or download several useful books online—one gives the oxalate content of foods and the other is a low-oxalate cookbook.

RESOURCES

Address: 310-5160 Decarie Boulevard Montreal, QC H3X 2H9

Phone: 1-800-361-7494 (514) 369-4806

Internet Address: http://www.kidney.ca

Description of Services Provided: The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research, providing education and support, promoting access to high quality healthcare, increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

RESOURCES

Address: 1000 Corporate Boulevard Linthicum, MD 21090

Telephone: 1-800-828-7866

Internet Address: http://www.urologyhealth.org

Description of Services Provided: The Urology Care Foundation offers this site where you can find information on pediatric and adult conditions. You can also search for a urologist and learn more about this field.

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