Love Your Kidneys - November 2015

November 2015

The many holiday parties and family gatherings this time of year can wreck your diet. Enjoy the festivities—and the food—with our simple tips to help keep you on track, and avoid feeling like an overstuffed turkey.

Kevin Longino has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). Longino has been serving as Interim CEO of NKF since March 2015. Find out more about Kevin, who is a kidney transplant recipient, and his priorities for NKF

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease, and NKF is raising awareness with a new animated video. Share this video to spread awareness of kidney disease among those at risk! 

A good night’s rest is extremely important to your overall wellbeing and, it turns out, your kidneys.  Dr. McMullan’s NKF-funded research studies how sleep impacts the kidneys and whether more sleep and melatonin supplementation can improve kidney function.