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Coping with Kidney Disease

Whether patients are just starting dialysis, returning after a transplant, or have been on dialysis for years, coping with the changes it brings to daily life can be hard. The emotional effects of kidney disease can affect both patients and their families. It is normal to feel stressed or even scared about these changes. Coping effectively is important for patients. This page was created to help guide patients to effective tools and resources to improve coping skills and live well, even on dialysis.

Patient Tools and Resources

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