The PREPARED video and book are designed to help patients make decisions about treatment options for kidney disease. They were developed with grant support from the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation.
All The Facts:
Choosing a Treatment: Know What’s Important
There are three main choices of Kidney Treatment:
1. Kidney Transplant
3. Treatment with No Transplant or Dialysis
Watch the video to hear from people on each treatment. Talk to your family, your friends, and your doctor.
To choose the best treatment for YOU, think about what is important to YOU. Mark one box for each concern. The book tells you more about each concern. Click on the concerns you marked “important” to learn more.