Kidney Walks are designed to help people understand the need for early detection of kidney disease. In addition to raising funds for research and help for patients and their families, the Walk is a great way to bring the community together!
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Provides the latest information about legislation and policy relating to chronic kidney disease, transplantation and donation. The featured action alerts allow you to easily advocate to your Members of Congress on these issues.
TRUE: Cholesterol is present in nerve tissue, muscles, skin, the liver, the intestines and the heart. Your body needs lipids like cholesterol for other purposes such as making hormones. However, the body only needs a very small amount of cholesterol to perform these necessary functions. Having too much cholesterol in the blood can be harmful because the extra cholesterol that your body doesn’t use can form buildup in your blood vessels which can lead to heart disease. Check out the Alphabet Soup section of KEEP Healthy to learn more about good versus bad cholesterol by clicking here.