Patient Services Fund:
The SPKF provides financial help to needy patients. Starting in October 2013 SPKF has been able to help patients with $25,000 worth of assistance annually.
• Primary assistance is given for: Transportation to dialysis treatments, nutritional supplements, food, assistance and emergency assistance. Through the Dialysis and Transplant Center Social Workers.
The West Texas Dialysis & Transplant Support Group
For anyone dealing with Chronic Kidney Disease: Pre-Dialysis, Dialysis, Transplant (any Organ), Chronic Kidney Disease, pre/post Transplants & your supports
Meets Quarterly, the last Tuesday of that month from 5:30 to 7 pm (unless otherwise announced).pre-dialysis education program
Co-Sponsored by UMC and the SPKF
This support group meets for the encouragement, education, and advocacy of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease; Pre-Dialysis, on Dialysis, Pre or Post Transplant, their family members & caregivers. Please contact your Dialysis Center Social Worker or Amie at the South Plains Kidney Foundation 806-283-7357.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Stages 1-5 and Information
Kidney Disease Possible Symptoms. See info here.
CKD Stages. See info here.
CKD Nutritional information. English here. Spanish here.
Find out about your Kidney Health Status:
We have partnered with the Texas Kidney Foundation in San Antonio to bring kidney disease testing to the Lubbock and West Texas Area. We are plan to have in-person testing in the near future.
Kidney Disease is
"Silent but Deadly"