Resource Guide for Kidney Stones
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
NKF provides information about kidney diseases to patients and healthcare professionals. The Local Affiliates page of their website lists Kidney Foundation offices by state.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
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.
Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation
579 Albany Post Road
New Paltz, NY 12561
1-800-643-8699 (US toll free)
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.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
310-5160 Decarie Boulevard
Montreal, QC H3X 2H9
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.
Urology Care Foundation
1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090
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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