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Transplantation resources

Web site & organization

Purpose

Address/phone

www.diabetesinstitute.org

The Diabetes Institute for immunology and transplantation.

Link to information regarding diabetes and pancreas islets

420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 624-3016

www.jdf.org or www.info@jdf.org

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International

Diabetes research foundation ? dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes and its complications, through research

120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
1 (800) 533-2873

www.niddk.nih.gov

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Link to health information on diabetes

Not available

www.unos.org

United Network for Organ Sharing

Manages the national transplant waiting list, matching donors to recipients; develops/monitors equitable policies; raises public awareness; maintains clinical transplant database

P.O. Box 2484
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 782-4841

www.transplantliving.org

UNOS web site specific for patients and general public

P.O. Box 2484
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 782-4841

www.webmd.com

WebMD

Internet-based health-care network; offers physicians, hospitals, third-party payers, and consumers a single point of access

Not available

www.medscape.com

Medscape

Online resources for better patient care; a multi-specialty medical information and educational tool.

Not available

www.transweb.org

TransWeb

All about transplantation and donation

The Northern Brewery
1327 Jones Drive, Suite 201
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
(734) 998-7314

www.aakp.org

American Association of Kidney Patients

Provides patient support and public education

3505 E. Frontage Rd, Ste 315
Tampa, FL 33607
1 (800) 749-2257

www.kidney.org

The National Kidney Foundation

Voluntary health organization supporting research, educating the public and health-care professionals, expanding services and resources, fund raising, shaping health policy

30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
1 (800) 622-9010

www.livingdonors.org

A web site link provided by the National Kidney Foundation for living donors.

NKF web site designed specifically for people interested in kidney donation

www.liverfoundation.org

American Liver Foundation

Voluntary nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research education, and support groups

75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603
New York, NY 10038
1 (800) GOLIVER

www.akfinc.org

American Kidney Fund

Provides limited grants to needy dialysis and kidney transplant patients and living kidney donors to help with the costs of transportation, medication, and other treatment necessities

6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-8299

www.aotaonline.org

American Organ Transplant Association

Provides fundraising assistance and reduced or free transportation to transplant patients and their families

P.O. Box 77244
Houston, TX 77244
(281) 493-2047

www.transplants.org

National Foundation for Transplants [formerly The Transplant Foundation]

Provides grants to offset the cost of immunosuppressant drugs

1 (800) 489-3863

www.cota.org

Children's Organ Transplant Association

Works with adults and children to assist with transplant expenses

2501 Cota Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403

1 (800) 366-2682

www.astellas.us/

Astellas Pharma US, Inc

Pharmaceutical company formed by the merger of two respected firms-Fugisawa and Yamanouchi.

Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

1 (800) 888-7704

www.transplanthealth.com

Transplant Health

Transplantation information for organ recipients and donors; online educational resources; interactive features

Not available

www.lifeoptions.org

Life Options Rehabilitation Program

Provides patients and professionals with information and links to kidney-related resources.

Not available

www.a-s-t.org

American Society of Transplantation

Educates patients about having an organ transplant and how to keep their new organs healthy

17000 Commerce Pkwy, Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 439-9986

www.organdonor.gov

Health Resources and Services Administration

www.aopo.org

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

www.ustransplant.org

University Renal Research and Education Association

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