Learn the Basics
of Kidney Disease

Manage your kidney health
with educational tips and
kidney-friendly recipes

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Get kidney health education and support from a kidney coach

Kidney coaches, also known as Kidney Care Advocates (KCAs), are available to help you understand and navigate kidney disease after your diagnosis. They teach a free kidney health class—in person or virtually—to empower you with helpful information about kidney disease, treatment options, eating well, and more so you can continue to live the life you love while taking care of your kidneys.


Free kidney health class

Fresenius Kidney Care’s free kidney disease education class offers patients, care partners, and family members tools and resources to thrive at every stage of the kidney health journey. Take an educator-led or self-paced class.

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How to manage kidney disease

Know the steps you can take at any stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) to manage your health and live the life you love. Staying active, talking to your doctor, and following a kidney-friendly diet can help you manage CKD.

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Work closely with your kidney doctor

A nephrologist, also known as a kidney doctor, can help you slow the progression at any stage. Together, you can explore your options and develop a treatment plan that fits your lifestyle.

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Maintain a healthy lifestyle

By eating well and managing other health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease, you can stay your healthiest and feel your best.

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Keep up with your medications

Taking medications and vitamins as prescribed can help you manage your overall health. All medications, including over-the-counter drugs and supplements, can have an impact on your kidneys.

Find your new favorite dish

A kidney-friendly diet doesn’t mean giving up all the foods and drinks you love! Learn to eat your best and manage CKD with some of our favorite recipes:
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Take a free class

Sign up for a free and convenient kidney disease education class! Fresenius Kidney Care’s classes are available self-paced online or educator-led in person so you can participate in the way that works best for you.

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