The National Kidney Foundation publishes a number of newsletters and journals for professionals as well as for patients and their families.
Love Your Kidneys Newsletter
Get monthly updates on research, news, events, and NKF programs as well as personal profiles of those touched by kidney disease and organ donation. Also includes great recipes!
This quarterly newsletter includes supportive and educational articles for recipients of all organs to help you live life to the fullest.
For Health Care Professionals
The joint newsletter of the Council of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians (CNNT), the Council of Nephrology Social Work (CNSW), and the Council on Renal Nutrition (CRN) of the National Kidney Foundation.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
The American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD), the official journal of NKF, is recognized worldwide as a leader in clinical nephrology content. AJKD publishes original investigations describing the latest findings related to kidney diseases, hypertension, dialysis therapies, and kidney transplantation. Case reports in each issue reveal new diseases and potential therapeutic strategies. AJKD also publishes a variety of educational and special interest features, including narrative reviews, editorials, teaching cases, and quizzes.
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease
Each bimonthly issue of Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease presents focused review articles devoted to a single topic of current importance in clinical nephrology and related fields. Topics covered will be of interest to practicing nephrologists (pediatric and adult), nephrology fellows (pediatric and adult), nurses, technicians, dietitians, and social workers caring for patients with kidney disease.
Journal of Renal Nutrition
Includes original, peer-reviewed research papers related to renal nutrition, as well as program updates and symposia proceedings of the NKF.
Journal of Nephrology Social Work
Includes original, peer reviewed research papers as well as book reviews, commentary and reprinted articles from various related professional journals.