Love your Kidneys Newsletter October 2011

October 2011

Top 5Top 5 Most Important Kidney Health Numbers

If you've gone for your annual physical recently, you're staring at a report that may as well have been written in a foreign language. Which numbers are especially important in predicting kidney health—and what's in the normal range? Click here for the National Kidney Foundation's Top 5 Most Important Kidney Health Numbers.

Herman TeamWalking to Give Others a Wake-up Call

Herman Phillips was an accomplished Navy Officer but a novice when it came to kidney disease. He was caught unaware and is determined to help others avoid that fate as he spreads the word by walking the Kidney Walk. Click here for Phillips' inspiring story.


DialysisSurvey Says: Dialysis Patients and Caregivers Seek More Time with Healthcare Providers

Do you feel rushed when you're in the doctor's office? If so, you're not alone. A recent NKF survey showed dialysis patients across the country feel that doctors seem to have a lot less time now than ever. For more on this survey, click here.

pancakesKidney-Friendly Pumpkin Pancakes

If your fingers are numb from sewing Halloween costumes, you may have had enough pre-holiday preparation. So here's a simple, kidney-friendly recipe for Pumpkin Pancakes straight from the Kidney Kitchen that's sure to delight your trick-or-treaters.