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National Kidney Foundation of Eastern Missouri & Metro-East, Inc.
1423 Hanley Industrial Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63144
(314) 961-2828 / (314) 961-0888 (Fax) / (800) 489-9585
Website:
http://www.nkfstl.com

National Kidney Foundation of Eastern MO and Metro East - Offers a variety of assistance and supportive services including:

  • Educational Materials and Brochures
  • Medical Jewelry
  • Emergency Energy and Financial Assistance
  • Nutritional Supplement Program
  • Cookbooks
  • Kidney Screenings
  • National Kidney Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri, Inc.
    1900 West 47th Place Suite 310
    Westwood, KS 66205
    (913) 262-1551 / (913) 722-4841 (Fax) / (800) 444-8113
    Website:
    http://www.kidneyksmo.org

    National Kidney Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri - Improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney and urinary tract diseases, as well as providing emotional support to transplant recipients and donor families, is at the heart of the Patient Services Program. An active Medical Advisory Board and Ethics Committee are available to assist families and professionals making difficult decisions.  Direct services include:

    • Lifesaving medical identification jewelry free to all kidney patients and transplant recipients.
    • Financial assistance grants for those with little or no income to provide emergency relief for bare necessities such as rent, utilities, medications and transportation.
    • Nutritional supplements are provided to low-income patients who meet specific dietary guidelines.
    • Literature library offers extensive information on kidney disease and related topics.
    • Speakers, including patients and professionals, are available to address clubs, organizations, churches and companies.
    • Organ donor cards are distributed free of charge.
    • Also offer free kidney function screening - Participants with abnormal results are encouraged to contact their primary physician for further tests and treatment. If a patient does not have access to medical care, referrals are given to one of the clinics where NKF has cooperative arrangements. An NKF staff RN also follows-up by phone or mail with these participants after the screening.  To learn more about the program or to schedule an Early Intervention screening at your place of employment, church, or organization call:  National Kidney Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri at (913) 262-1551 or (800)444-8113.-

    Free Clinics

    VIM Clinic, Inc.
    2140 North Fourth Street
    St. Charles, MO 63301
    (636) 724-4848

    Hannibal Free Clinic
    711 Grand Avenue
    Hannibal, MO 63401
    (573) 248-8307
    www.hannibalfreeclinic.org

    Family Care Health Center
    401 Holly Hills Ave.
    Saint Louis, MO  63111
    Contact:  Barry Wilson, Pharmacy Director;
    Email:  bwilson@fchcstl.org
    Phone:  (314) 353-5190  x3020; FAX: (314) 353-9395
    Website:  http://www.Familycarehealthcenter.org

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