Chronic Kidney Disease

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If you’ve been newly diagnosed, have been living with chronic kidney disease for a while, or are helping a loved one, HMSA can help you learn how you can live a healthier life. We have the tools, health tips, and food ideas you need.

This program is voluntary and available at no cost to HMSA members.

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What can I do?

Here are a few things you can do to start managing your condition.

What is chronic kidney disease? [PDF]

This guide can help you learn more about your condition.

Stages and Treatments [PDF]

Learn about the different stages of chronic kidney disease and what treatment is available.

What resources can I use?

Eat healthy and stay active with these resources.

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Healthy Food Choices for Chronic Kidney Disease [PDF]
Learn how to make healthy choices to manage chronic kidney disease.

Resources to help you manage your health condition.

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Chronic kidney disease FAQs [PDF]

Frequently asked questions about chronic kidney disease.

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Monitor your Blood Pressure [PDF]

Use this helpful chart to monitor your blood pressure.

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Quick Tips for Your Next Doctor Appointment [PDF]

Quick tips and help tracking your next doctor appointment.

More resources to help you on your journey.

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Aloha Kidney
Aloha Kidney offers a series of six classes on kidney health. It’s designed to help you understand what’s going on (physiologically) with your body, what to expect as you go through changes, how to better communicate with your doctor or specialist, and how to make better choices each day.

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Health Education Workshops
Attend online or in-person workshops on a variety of well-being topics, such as nutrition, physical activity and exercise, stress management, and more.


The information you obtain from the sources on this site or any other service offered by or through this site should not substitute for or be used instead of a relationship with a health care professional. We encourage you to seek the advice of and regularly consult with physicians and other health care providers.