Love Your Kidneys - May 2015

May 2015

About 60-70% of your body weight is made up of water, and every part of your body needs it to function properly. Water helps the kidneys remove wastes from your blood in the form of urine. Be “water wise” and make sure you’re drinking the right amount of water

In light of the news about measles outbreaks in the U.S., you may be wondering what you should do to protect yourself. Are you in need of a booster shot? Kidney patients and others with compromised immune systems may need different types of vaccines, so get the details.

At NKF’s 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings, NKF President Dr. Jeffrey Berns spoke about improving the diagnosis, prognosis and overall care of patients with chronic kidney disease using a multifaceted approach. Find out where we are in the fight against kidney disease and how the healthcare team can better work together to improve kidney patient care.

These stylish Angela & Roi handbags not only make the perfect Mother’s Day present, but a portion of the proceeds benefit the National Kidney Foundation. Even better, if you place your order by May 10th, you’ll receive an extra 10% off with coupon code “MothersDayNKF” at checkout. 

We walk for kidney patients, families, and people at risk. Because at the National Kidney Foundation, people are our mission. C'mon, join other kidney donors, recipients, and their families at a Walk near you to celebrate the gift of life and each other.