Kidney Diseases

Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition

HHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease Education Program.

Find resources for using MNT to help patients with CKD maintain good nutritional status, slow progression, and treat complications. Resources include:

Clinical Guidelines: Nutrition Support in Adult Acute and Chronic Renal Failure

ASPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Chronic Kidney Disease

The Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals.

Advanced Renal Education Program eLearning Courses

Fresenius Medical Care North America. Advanced Renal Education Program.

Find eLearning courses for a comprehensive renal education. Registration is not required to access courses for no continuing education credit.

MedlinePlus: Kidney Diseases

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease

HHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease Education Program.

View or order up to 10 copies of fact sheets specifically for educating patients with CKD. Topics include:

Kidney Failure - Eat Right to Feel Right on Hemodialysis

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Nutrition and Hemodialysis (PDF | 146 KB)

National Kidney Foundation.

National Kidney Foundation logo A to Z Health Guide

National Kidney Foundation. Council on Renal Nutrition.


  • patient education pages,
  • brochures,
  • fact sheets, and
  • a list of cookbooks.

AAKP Nutrition Counter - A Reference for the Kidney Patient

American Association of Kidney Patients.