Love your Kidneys Newsletter December 2013

December 2013
10 Healthy Eating Tips for Holiday Parties

The holidays are a time for celebration! If you have kidney disease, social gatherings can also mean tough choices about what to eat and drink. Check out these 10 tips to help you navigate holiday buffets and pot-lucks. Your kidneys and waistline will thank you!

NKF Research Spotlight

What’s hiding in our DNA? Dr. Weiben Zhou is determined to find out what kidney disease secrets may be buried in the human genome. Find out more about his research on genetic mutations and why some people may be more prone to kidney disease than others.

Healthy Holiday Hors d’oeuvre

Healthy indulgence sound like an oxymoron? Look no further. These turkey bacon, egg and cheese deviled eggs are the perfect appetizer for your next holiday party. They’re easy to make, easy to transport and best yet – they’re easy on your kidneys.

Turkey Bacon Deviled Eggs
Help Drive Down Kidney Disease This Holiday Season

If your holiday shopping is breaking the bank, think about giving yourself a break by donating your old car to NKF’s Kidney Cars program. This gift will drive the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease while giving you a year-end tax deduction.

Up Close with NKF’s New Chairman: His Gift that Keeps on Giving

Gregg Scott, NKF Board Chairman, shares his family’s kidney story and why he became a living kidney donor. Find out why he’s so passionate about his work with the National Kidney Foundation and how you can make a difference.

Gregg Scott
Signing Up for Insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace?

Beware of fraud! There have been reports of increased fraud attempts stemming from confusion surrounding the Affordable Care Act. It’s important to know that Medicare and other insurance representatives will NEVER call you and ask for personal information like your bank account number. Learn more about how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you've been a victim of fraud.

Gregg Scott
Help the NKF win $50,000

The National Kidney Foundation has been nominated as a charity in the Chevron Houston Marathon’s Run for a Reason Program. Chevron will donate $50,000 to the charity that receives the most votes. Voting runs from December 3 – January 3 and all you need to do is click here, select the National Kidney Foundation as your favorite charity and click vote.

Gregg Scott