Top 75 Nephrology Blogs and Websites


Renal Fellow Network

About Blog – The Renal Fellow Network (RFN) was established on April 23rd, 2008 by the late Nathan Hellman. RFN was created to provide a forum to discuss interesting nephrology cases, scientific papers, and other topics germane to nephrologists, particularly fellows.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Apr 2008

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Nephrology Jrnl Club

About Blog – NephJC is a nephrology journal club that uses Twitter to discuss the research, guidelines, and editorials that are driving nephrology. We discuss the most important articles influencing the science and practice of nephrology.
Frequency – about 3 posts per week
Since – Apr 2014

367 6,750 1,798,759 3 135 n/a 1,678,963 4

Nephron Power

New York

About Blog – Nephron Power is an academic blog that focuses on one main objective- Nephrology Education. It showcases several features like news,Consult rounds, topic discussions, concept maps, clinical quizzes and announcements of conferences and new blog and teaching sites.

Frequency – about 3 posts per month
Since – Dec 2009

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MDLinx – Nephrology News

Washington DC

About Blog – Updates about Nephrology from . MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow’s important medical news, while providing the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and medical research solutions.
Frequency – about 56 posts per week
Since – Jun 2015

4,016 11,350 81,723 8 1,567,757 465,812 7,944 9

Kidney Research UK


About Blog – Kidney Research UK is the leading UK charity funding research that focuses on the prevention, treatment and management of kidney disease. Kidney Research UK also dedicates its work to improving patient care and raising awareness of kidney disease.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Jul 2013

20,775 43,183 853,185 10 n/a 208 14,402,505 11 5,903 9,497 356,361 12

American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Philadelphia, PA

About Blog – AJKD, the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, is recognized worldwide as a leading source of information devoted to clinical nephrology practice and clinical research.
Frequency – about 7 posts per week
Since – Jul 1990

10,156 7,836 358,378 13 28,423 13,911 83,212 14 28,423 3,552 83,212 15 131 746 22,689 16 267,414 11,846 15,345 17

African Journal of Nephrology

About Blog – The Journal is the official publication of the African Association of Nephrology, the organisation representing the professional interests of African clinicians and researchers in the discipline of nephrology.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Jan 1998

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European Medical Journal » Nephrology

United Kingdom & Europe

About Blog – The European Medical Journal is a specialist publisher who combines leading editorials from key opinion leaders with a concise news coverage from the leading congresses within the industry, delivering world-class insights to the key developments and advancements within both clinical and pharmaceutical areas.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Dec 2013

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Kidney International

About Blog – KI is peer-reviewed and publishes original research in both basic science and clinical medicine. These include the latest clinical studies on emerging developments in renal medicine and the highest level of original research studies in therapy and epidemiology of acute and chronic kidney failure, as well as their translational aspects and genetic basis.
Frequency – about 6 posts per week
Since – Jan 1990

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Home Dialysis Central | KidneyViews

Madison, WI

About Blog – Home Dialysis Central is a one-stop, online source of up-to-date, unbiased information about home dialysis—in all its forms—for people with kidney disease, their families, and the healthcare professionals who provide kidney disease care.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Jul 2013

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Journal of Renal Nutrition

About Blog – The Journal of Renal Nutrition is devoted exclusively to renal nutrition science and renal dietetics. Its content is appropriate for nutritionists, physicians and researchers working in nephrology.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Jan 1991

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Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease

New York

About Blog – Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease presents focused review articles devoted to a single topic of current importance in clinical nephrology and related fields. The in-depth scholarly review articles explore the care and management of persons with early kidney disease and kidney failure, as well as those at risk for kidney disease.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 1994

n/a 23,067 1,707,944 23

Indian Journal of Nephrology


About Blog – It is a peer-reviewed, journal that publishes articles covering all the aspects of laboratory and clinical nephrology. It includes original researches, reviews, editorials, technical notes, symposia proceedings, and Society news.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jan 2001

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Precious Bodily Fluids

About Blog – I am a board certified clinical nephrologist in Detroit. I am a partner at St Clair Nephrology. I am an Assistant Clinical Professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and part of the faculty for The St John Hospital and Medical Center Nephrology Fellowship.
Frequency – about 3 posts per week
Since – Sep 2007

512 n/a 2,425,470 25 115 n/a 2,527,405 26

Renal Support Network

California, USA

About Blog – The Chronically Happy Blog features personal stories and first-hand experiences of people living with chronic kidney disease and their families.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Jan 2012

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Journal of Integrative Nephrology and Andrology

About Blog – The journal promotes basic research, clinical practice through education and dissemination of knowledge in the field of nephrology and andrology in the specialties of integrative medicine and the allied interdisciplinary subjects.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jul 2014

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St Pete Urology

St. Petersburg, Florida

About Blog – St Pete Urology has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases and conditions.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Mar 2011

147 592 6,646,505 31 n/a n/a n/a 32 1,735 420 8,041,175 33 n/a n/a 8,304,214 34

Big D and Me | Living well on dialysis

Camberwell, Australia

About Blog – I’m a 64-year old guy with zero kidneys. I have worked​ at my own business for 23 years as a technical writer, knowledge and business process management consultant. I’ve had two transplants, and I recently returned to the BigD when my last transplant failed in November 2008.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 2009

n/a 70 8,145,973 35 n/a n/a 9,584,097 36

Kidney Cancer Support Network


About Blog – KCSN is largest and most active patient-led kidney cancer charity. Its the right place to find support and information, and to be part of a caring and knowledgeable community of people.
Frequency – about 4 posts per week
Since – Feb 2016

1,049 594 9,879,118 37

IKCC – International Kidney Cancer Coalition

Global, based in Amsterdam

About Blog – IKCC is an independent and democratic network of patient support and advocacy organisations established with the mission of improving the quality of life of patients and their families living with kidney cancer. IKCC provides information, support and assistance to national kidney cancer organisations.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 2010

8,928 2,746 10,051,273 38 n/a 13 10,731,842 39 n/a 86 12,071,822 40

The Kidney Boy

About Blog – Hi. I’m Steve – you’ve found my blog. I talk about my experiences with dialysis and transplants all while trying to live a “normal” life. A young man’s view – tinged with humor.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Sep 2010

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Get Loud for Kidneys

Santa Barbara, CA

About Blog – Inspiring real life stories of love, bravery, compassion and selflessness. Highlighting those who are living with kidney failure, living kidney donors, family members of patients and those in the medical field.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Oct 2017

1,279 44 12,460,272 42

South Texas Renal Care Group | Kidney Care in Texas

South Texas

About Blog – At South Texas Renal Care Group, we are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of kidney disease patients throughout San Antonio and South Texas. We provide comprehensive treatment for hypertension, diabetic and non-diabetic kidney disease, and renal transplantation services.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Mar 2017

175 20 13,135,062 43 96 n/a 13,127,873 44

The Renal Association


About Blog – The Renal Association is the professional body for United Kingdom nephrologists (renal physicians, or kidney doctors) and renal scientists in the UK. From its foundation in 1950, the Renal Association has been active in promoting and disseminating research that may ultimately improve outcomes for patients with kidney disease.
Frequency – about 4 posts per week

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Last Month in Nephrology


About Blog – With ever increasing number of scientific publications, we, clinicians, struggle to make sense of the research. Only a fraction of published research will ever actually help change the way our patients ‘feel-function-survive’. We are trying to think aloud on the published evidence, and no way claim to be the final word which probably doesn’t exist in science.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Aug 2017

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Nephrology News & Issues


About Blog – Nephrology News & Issues covers the latest developments in nephrology and is an online resource for dialysis and transplant professionals.
Frequency – about 6 posts per week
Since – Oct 2012

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Oakland, CA

About Blog – Bringing you my expertise and unique experiences as kidney doctor (nephrologist), former primary care doctor, patient (kidney donor), and someone who loves somebody living with kidney failure, through storytelling.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Feb 2014

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Hello Kidney!

About Blog – Chronicling my life with chronic kidney disease, from diagnosis to donor search, dialysis, transplant and beyond.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Nov 2014

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Action to Cure Kidney Cancer

About Blog – This page is dedicated to providing information about FDA approved therapies used in for the treatment of advanced kidney cancer. Action to Cure Kidney Cancer (ACKC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of kidney cancer and funding research to find a cure.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 2017

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Reddit – Nephrology

San Francisco, CA

About Blog – Reddit is a community of millions of users engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month

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