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How We Help Those With Kidney Disease
Through the donations we receive,
we help those in need in the Lubbock and West Texas Area.

The SPKF helps with things that insurance does not cover.

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"

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