Education Center

Have you been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes, hypertension, or simply want to learn more about your kidneys? We believe taking active involvement in your healthcare, and your health education, is crucial for living the healthiest life possible.

The Kidney Education Center provides:

The Kidney Education Center information is updated quarterly, so make sure to check back regularly.
If you have any questions or are interested in making an appointment, please contact our Phone and Scheduling Center at 480-610-6100 or visit the patient portal.

Click here to start learning about your Kidneys. 

Get Up To Speed…

What exactly is Kidney Disease?

Kidney disease occurs when the kidneys are not functioning properly which usually results from an attack on the nephrons, causing them to lose their filtering ability.

Learn More

What is GFR?

GFR stands for Glomerular Filtration rate and is considered the best indicator of how well the kidneys are working.

GFR Check

Nutrition & Kidney Disease

Your diet can affect your health. Read our overview of carbohydrates, protein and fat and why each is necessary in maintaining a healthy body.

Learn More