If you are in need of a kidney transplant, finding a living donor can sound scary and overwhelming. Where should you start and what’s the best way to ...View Details

From the invention of the dialysis machine to the first successful kidney transplant, science has come a long way in extending life for kidney patient...View Details

Many potential living organ donors have questions, such as what does the journey look like, and how do you know if you are eligible to donate? If you ...View Details

Some diseases run in the family, when more than one person has the same kind of illness passed down through genes. One of those genes, called APOL1, h...View Details

Pregnancy can be an exciting time for most people, but what does it look like if you are a kidney patient? What does pregnancy look like if they have ...View Details

You might have heard about drugs called SGLT2 inhibitors used in treatment of kidney disease, but, just like many other kidney patients, you might not...View Details

Most patients on dialysis need to limit the amount of sodium in their diets. But how much sodium is safe and what are some ways to add flavor to your ...View Details

As a kidney patient, you most likely know your estimated glomerular filtration rate, or eGFR, and that it’s a way to check how well your kidneys are w...View Details

Nearly 10,000 children in the country are diagnosed with kidney failure and require either dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay alive. What does a ...View Details

Many kidney disease patients often face financial hardships, such as having to leave a job or struggling to pay for medications. Applying for or maint...View Details

Over the past year, NKF advocates have won a number of policy campaigns both in Congress and state capitals across the country. While these victories ...View Details

This bonus episode features a conversation about lupus nephritis between rheumatologist Dr. Irene Blanco and Shanika Chuying, a person living with the...View Details

A major worry for many people right now is the Delta variant, a highly contagious strain of COVID-19 which is making headlines across the United State...View Details

Today’s hot topic is plant-based diets. For some kidney patients, eating more plant-based foods may help prevent and slow the progression of chronic k...View Details

For many in the LGBTQ+ community, fear of discrimination and harassment can get in the way of seeking medical care when they are sick and can put them...View Details

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