Love your Kidneys Newsletter February 2012

February 2012

Top 5 Ways to Care for the Caregiver

Top 5Caregivers who devote thousands of hours to help others often forget to take time for themselves. Here are the National Kidney Foundation's Top Five Tips for Caring for the Caregiver.

Basil Chicken Sliders

Herman TeamThe Super Bowl is approaching and many Americans will be sitting in front of the TV watching the football game or the commercials. Grab your space on the couch and add some kidney-friendly, finger food to your roster by making these healthy Basil Chicken Sliders.

I Will Love You and Cherish You, All the Days of My Life

Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day or feel it's just another "Hallmark Holiday", love takes on a different meaning for everyone. Lora Wilson's modern love story prompted her to donate her spare kidney to a stranger. Find out how!

New Study Reconsiders Blood Pressure Targets for Kidney Patients

High blood pressure has always been linked with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but doctors have debated for years what blood pressure targets would slow the disease's progression toward kidney failure. See what the latest findings show.