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Like Debbie, if you have a family history of diabetes you might be at a higher risk for developing kidney disease.
We enhance lives through education
1 in 3 Americans are
at-risk for kidney disease.
37 million people
have chronic kidney disease.
live with kidney failure.
are waiting for a kidney transplant.
We are a lifeline for people with kidney disease
Patient-to-patient support program
Speak with a peer mentor who shares your experiences with dialysis, transplant or living kidney donation.
We impact lives
Kidney disease impacts people’s lives in a way that is unimaginable. We didn’t know that it was an option to donate. It didn’t change much for me, but it changed so much for the person that I gave the kidney to.
Thank you to the National Kidney Foundation for education, preparation and support aiding me to communicate my story and find a living donor. I am forever grateful for the insight and tools provided.
My kidney function came down to 9%. It was a shock. I had just gotten married. We had plans. The information on this website and everything I’d learned over the years is what got me through this.