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Whether you are new or returning to dialysis, this page helps to answer some of the questions you may have about kidney failure and what to expect next.

Understanding Kidney Failure

Understanding Kidney Failure

After being diagnosed with kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease (ESRD), you may have questions about your health and how your life may change.  Click on the links below for answers to some of the questions you may have.

What is kidney failure?

What caused my kidneys to fail?

How will my life change?

Starting Dialysis

Starting Dialysis

It is important that you learn about what to expect when starting dialysis.  Click on the links below to learn more.

New ESRD Patient Orientation Packet

Rights & Responsibilities

Grievance Process

Patient Empowerment Video

Treatment Choices

Click here to learn more about your treatment choices.