The information in these booklets is produced on behalf of and with the kidney community, and that of the UK Kidney Association (formerly The Renal Association) and its partners.
All of our booklets are free to download by selecting them below.
If you'd like to order a printed copy of any of our booklets, fill out a booklet order form. You can return it to us by email, or post the order form to:
Kidney Care UK, 3 The Windmills, St Mary's Close, Turk Street, Alton, GU34 1EF
(Please note: not all of our booklets are available as printed copies)
Lowering your potassium levels
This leaflet is aimed at people who have been advised to follow a low potassium diet by their healthcare team. It gives some initial advice to help reduce the amount of potassium in your diet. Only follow this advice if you have been advised that you need to lower your potassium.Download PDF
Medicines commonly taken by people after a transplant or with an autoimmune disease
Medicines can be used to prevent your body from rejecting a transplanted organ. They can also be used to slow the progression of a disease affecting your kidneys or kidney failure itself in patients with an autoimmune kidney disease. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about these types of medications and some of their possible side effects.Download PDF
Medicines for high blood pressure
High blood pressure is common in people with kidney disease. Most people with high blood pressure will eventually need medicines to treat it. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about your blood pressure medicines and some of their possible side effects.Download PDF
Medicines for people having dialysis
Medicines can be used to help with your symptoms if you are having haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about some of your most commonly prescribed medicines and some of their possible side effects.Download PDF