Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure? High blood sugar levels can have a damaging ripple effect in many parts of your body and can harm the kidneys. In honor of November being Diabetes Awareness Month, here are 6 more surprising facts about diabetes and the kidneys.
While typically “symptom silent” in its early stages, chronic kidney disease often develops over many years. According to a new study published in NKF’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases, there are health indicators in adolescence that can predict who will develop kidney failure later in life. Find out what red flags to look out for and why it’s never too early to follow a healthy lifestyle.
NKF’s kidney-friendly Thanksgiving menu will leave you and your guests very thankful this year. Find these recipes and many more with our new app and website, My Food Coach! My Food Coach is a great tool that helps with menu planning and allows for customization based on your individual dietary parameters. Check it out today!
Pay tribute and celebrate the courage of a loved one or friend facing kidney disease by pinning a virtual kidney on our Wall of Hope. You can also post a note and upload a picture to honor your kidney hero’s spirit and pride. Help us spread hope in the fight against kidney disease.
- Teamed Up With Siemens to Spread Kidney Disease Awareness
- Highlighted The Need to Increase Living Kidney Donors and Reduce the Waitlist
- Free KEEP Healthy Kidney Checks are Being Held Around the Country. Find One In Your Area.
- Partnered with Community Health Charities to Offer a Webinar About Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy. Register Now!