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Patient Health Education Portal: Kidneys (Child Nephrology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

PKD Foundation:

Young Children

Provides information for parents managing young children with PKD.

Teens and Young Adults

Provides information for teens and young adults living with PKD.


How the Urinary System Works - Movie

"If you've ever wondered where pee comes from, this movie has the answers!"

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Provides information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in children.

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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

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WRNMMC Contacts

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: America (Building 19), 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4941/4900

Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension
Location: America (Bldg 19), 4th Floor 
Telephone: (301) 295-4959

Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic
Location: America (Bldg 19), 4th Floor 
Main: (301) 295-4959
Reception Desk: (301) 319-4095


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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