Toolbox

This section is a collection of fun and interesting tools to learn more about kidneys, kidney disease and related topics.

Here you can find educational tools such as slides and learning modules but also fun quizzes, radio podcasts, cooking advice and all sorts of tips and suggestions on kidneys and related topics. 

Have fun trying a QUIZ! or get a new TASTY RECIPE for your diet!

All these tools are collected from several official website. 

 

Quizzes

Kidney Quiz: A quiz to learn the Top 10 things you should know about your kidneys, kidney health and kidney disease. Available at http://www.kidney.ca/page.aspx?pid=1299 

Healthy Eating Self-assessment: A quiz to test your knowledge on what it is considered healthy eating habit. Available at http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/HealthyEating.aspx

Extra quizzes: Quizzes on cholesterol, diabetes and obesity provided by the NIH. Available at http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/HealthEducation/InteractiveTools/Quizzes.htm

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Kidney Community Kitchen

A portal provided by the Kidney Foundation of Canada containing Kidney Kitchen CookBook, Meal Planner, Kidney Diet Information, Discussion Forums and Dietitian's blog.

Available at http://www.kidneycommunitykitchen.ca/

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Kidney School 

Audio Book: An audio book about kidneys, kidney disease and related issues. This audio book is part of the Kidney School program, a program of the Medical Institute Inc.

Available at http://kidneyschool.org/book/

Learning Modules: Modules of text or audio lectures on kidneys, kidney disease and how to live with it. Available in Spanish too. These modules are part of the Kidney School program, a program of the Medical Institute Inc.

Available at http://kidneyschool.org/mods/

 

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Educational Slides

A set of animated slides covering different aspects of kidney disease.

Available at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/kidneyfailure/htm/_yes_50_no_0.htm

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Patient Support

Kidney CoachThe purpose of KidneyCoach is to disseminate knowledge including best practices techniques to increase survival rates and the quality of life by preventing the advancement of kidney disease at whatever stage it is identified.

Available at http://kidneybuzz.com/purpose/

Healthy Moments: A year-long series of weekly reports airing on the radio with tips on how to prevent and control diseases that are of interest to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).

Available at: http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/HealthEducation/HealthyMoments/

The emotional effect of kidney failure: Emotional counseling for people affected by kidney disease.

Available at http://www.kidneypatientguide.org.uk/stress.php   

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Additional Tools

A list of interactive tools among which: BMI Calculator, Physical Exercises, Menu Planner, GFR Calculator, Nephrology Consult letter calculator, etc… Available at http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/HealthEducation/InteractiveTools/Tools.htm 

 

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