Love Your Kidneys - September 2015

September 2015

Are you getting the recommended amount of fruits and veggies each day? Find out, along with some simple tips and tricks to help you sneak more nutrient-packed, disease-fighting, kidney-friendly produce into your diet


Back-to-school means full plates, and not just the plates on the dinner table. While we can’t help with homework, this easy-to-make ahead of time Chicken Tortilla Casserole recipe will fill your family’s plates and stomachs, freeing you up to focus on other “to-dos” to get through the week.

When Dr. Jenny Shen first started her clinical training, she was surprised by the poor outcomes many dialysis patients face. She quickly learned that not taking medications as prescribed was a contributing factor. Learn more about how Dr. Shen is trying to create customized tools and interventions to help patients through NKF-funded research. 

Sign up for a Kidney Walk and join our community of 75,000 walkers making a difference in the fight against kidney disease. We have Kidney Walks in cities and communities from coast to coast, so find one near you

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina tore through the Gulf, making it challenging for kidney patients to find treatment and highlighting that a better response to emergencies was desperately needed. In honor of the 10th anniversary, please take time to review or create a disaster plan with your dialysis care team.