Did you know that African Americans are 3 times more likely to experience kidney failure? Because kidney disease often has no symptoms, it can go unnoticed until it is very advanced. But there's good news. Taking steps to live a healthy lifestyle can go a long way towards reducing risk. Read more.
The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk.
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New Year's Resolutions
What are your New Year’s resolutions this year for staying healthy while living on dialysis?
Fall 2013 Issue
Life on dialysis can be challenging at times. What have you learned “along the way” that might help others? What advice would you give someone starting dialysis?
Summer 2013 Issue
What do you do to stay physically healthy and active?
Spring 2013 Issue
Traveling on Dialysis
What tips do you have for traveling on dialysis? What’s been hardest about traveling and how have you solved the difficulty? What advice do you have for others to ensure a great trip?
Fall 2012 Issue
What gives you strength?
We have good and bad days on dialysis, ups and downs. What keeps your spirits up? What gives you strength or hope? What makes you feel empowered?