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11921 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852 USA
The American Kidney Fund, Inc. (AKF) is a national, non-profit health organization dedicated to providing direct financial aid to dialysis patients, transplant recipients and donors to help cover the cost of treatment-related expenses. Grants are available to help patients afford the costs of medication, transportation, transient dialysis, and special dietary needs. Established in 1971, the American Kidney Fund promotes and supports research for kidney diseases, kidney donor development, and public and professional education. The American Kidney Fund publishes a newsletter as well as several brochures on kidney diseases, other related disorders, treatments, nutrition, and organ donation. Some selections are written specifically for children. Several brochures are also available in Spanish.
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