Here are some other materials you can use at your reunion. All of the materials are downloadable for free as PDF documents. PDF files require Adobe Acrobat.

Order materials through the Place Order links next to each material or through the NIDDK Clearinghouses Publications Catalog. You can also order materials by calling 1-866-4 KIDNEY (1-866-454-3639). Small quantities of the materials are free. For larger quantities, there is a small charge.

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"Kidney Disease: What African Americans Need to Know" Brochure (New)
HTML | Adobe PDF (411K) | Place Order

For people with diabetes or high blood pressure. Explains the key risk factors for kidney disease and the importance of getting tested.

First 50 copies free. Additional copies of 50, $5.00.

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"You Have The Power To Prevent Kidney Disease" Video
QuickTime (56K | Broadband) | RealPlayer (56K | Broadband)
Read transcript | Place Order

Features an African-American woman living with kidney failure and details her son's decision to get tested for kidney disease. Emphasizes the risk factors for kidney disease and the steps that can be taken to prevent or delay kidney failure. Encourages people at risk for kidney disease to get tested. (4 minutes).

Single copy free. Each additional copy, $5.00.

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"African Americans and Kidney Disease" Fact Sheet
HTML | Adobe PDF (455K)

Highlights key facts about the impact of kidney disease on African Americans and statistics related to kidney disease in the United States.

Only available online.


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