The Springfield Kidney Disease Support Group is a peer to peer led support group that is open to everyone. Patients, spouses, care givers, children, professionals, all are encouraged to attend. Kidney disease affects millions of Americans; it is the ninth leading cause of death in America.
Discussions are causes of kidney disease, kidney dialysis modalities, secondary illnesses associated with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), renal diet, psychological issues associated with CKD, employment and many other topics. We also have health care professionals from time to time to discuss important issues - dieticians, social workers, psychologists, medical doctors; especially Nephrologists, or specialists in kidney care.
Light refreshments are provided.