Kidney Disease

Register buttonLiving Better with Kidney Disease

St. Joseph Nephrology Services offers a three hour FREE class to help people with kidney disease better understand their condition, learn ways to help preserve kidney function and live better. This class is taught by a registered dietitian and social worker who all have experience in kidney disease and dialysis needs.

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 888-825-3227

What will you learn?

Kidney Disease and its Treatment
Get a general overview of kidney disease, how it affects the body and the types of treatment available.

Slowing Down Kidney Disease
Learn about the role of medication in slowing down kidney disease, including blood pressure and diabetes management.

Kidney Disease and What You Eat
Discover how foods affect your health while living with kidney disease. (Individualized counseling also available).

What Will Dialysis Mean to Me?
Learn about resources and get suggestions for maintaining a normal life after starting dialysis.

2016 dates for the Tacoma location

South Tacoma Dialysis Unit
5825 Tacoma Mall Boulevard

  • February 3
  • April 6
  • June 1
  • August 3
  • October 5

Time: 2-5 p.m.

2016 date for the Gig Harbor location

St. Anthony Hospital
Conference Room B
11567 Canterwood Boulevard Northwest
Gig Harbor

  • May 4

Time: 2-5 p.m.

Registration: 888-825-3227

For more information call:
St. Joseph Nephrology Services at 253-426-6703
St. Joseph Dialysis Center Puyallup at 253-445-7520
St. Joseph Dialysis Center Gig Harbor at 253-853-2965