Ask the Doctor
Questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? Ask Dr. Spry.
|10 Fall Exercise Do’s and Don’ts
Why wait until January to start on a health kick or launch a new fitness routine? This season, the weather’s more moderate, so seize the day and protect your kidneys with 10 simple tips!
|NKF Research Spotlight
Dr. Alex Chang is studying the impact phosphorus has on early-stage kidney patients to determine whether avoiding added phosphorus decreases cardiovascular risk for kidney patients. Learn more about this important, cutting-edge research.
|Pumpkin Pepper “Hummus”
Pump up your Sunday football spread with this kidney-friendly twist on the classic dip. It’s very easy to make and serves as the perfect snack or appetizer — no trip to the pumpkin patch required!
|Organ Donation – Laugh Out Loud Funny?
Alonzo Bodden, winner of the reality-television series Last Comic Standing, jokes about his experience donating a kidney to his brother. Watch his comedic rant here.
|Science Fiction or Reality: Can Scientists Print Human Organs?
Some tiny first steps have been taken in the futuristic drive to create organs “in a test tube.” Find out what NKF Board Member, Dr. Stephan Pastan, has to say about the future of 3D printing techniques to create organs.