Committed to providing her patients with the best possible kidney care, Dr. Zacharek and her staff encourage their patients to become educated about their own health, in order to stay informed about what they can do to prevent their current conditions from worsening, and to impede the onset of new symptoms.  The following sites are recommended to those interested in learning more.

American Association of Kidney Patients
The American Association of Kidney Patients is a non-profit organization created by patients with kidney diseases, for people with kidney diseases.   It aims to educate those afflicted, in order to help improve their quality of life, and their overall well-being.

American Kidney Fund
The American Kidney Fund works toward bettering the lives of people with kidney diseases, by running charities for patients in need.  They also provide information to patients and professionals alike, by offering educational programs and informative links.

National Kidney Disease Education Program
The National Kidney Disease Education Program is dedicated to educating people of the risks, and options available to those afflicted with renal disorders, as well as promoting the fight against kidney disease through active involvement in varying organizations.

National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation is geared toward bettering the education of patients and professionals in preventing, and treating kidney diseases.