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What types of information does the National Kidney Foundation offer?

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The National Kidney Foundation offers information on kidney diseases and how to prevent them, according to its website, Kidney.org. The website also provides information for patients with kidney disease and information on organ donation and transplantation. A special section on the website offers information for health professionals working with patients with kidney disease as well as an "Events" tab detailing information about upcoming National Kidney Foundation events.

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The National Kidney Foundation is dedicated to the treatment, prevention and awareness of kidney disease, according to Kidney.org. Under the "Kidney Disease" tab on its website, the foundation offers several different types of information, including its "A to Z Health Guide" and guides to kidney disease in diabetics. It also offers nutrition information and information for people recently diagnosed with kidney disease.

Other resources on the website include guides to African American kidney disease issues, tests for checking for kidney disease and two quizzes to help people better understand the structure of the kidneys and the symptoms of kidney disease. Under the "Patients" tab, visitors access dialysis information and can submit questions to be answered by a kidney doctor with the foundation. An "Advocacy" tab on the website provides information about policies and legislation for chronic kidney disease and how site visitors can help.

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