Love your Kidneys Newsletter September 2012

September 2012
What's in That Lunchbox? Back-to-School Basics

If your child has kidney disease or diabetes, coming up with tasty lunches on a daily basis can be tricky. The National Kidney Foundation provides some "mix and match" kidney-friendly lunch and snack suggestions that are sure to get an "A" from taste buds everywhere.

What's in That Lunchbox? Back-to-School Basics
10 Ways to Turn Over a New Leaf This Fall

The weather's cooling down and the leaves are changing colors — it's the perfect time to turn over a new leaf. Here are the National Kidney Foundation's top 10 ways to kick start a healthy lifestyle this fall.

Kidney Disease Goes Undetected in Those Most at Risk
Join Team Nick Cannon and Help Fight Kidney Disease!

Nick Cannon — award winning actor, comedian and TV host — will be walking the New York City Kidney Walk. Help him get the word out about screening and the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing kidney disease. No matter where you live, you can support our efforts. Join Team Nick Cannon and make your donation today!

Join Team Nick Cannon and Help Fight Kidney Disease!
Apples Aplenty

Autumn and apple picking season go hand-in-hand! Not sure what to do with all those goodies from the orchard? Try this Apple Caramel Crisp recipe and whip up a satisfying, seasonal dessert that's also kidney-friendly! No tree-climbing required.

U.S. Troops Rally to Fight Kidney Disease
Fighting Kidney Disease is a Team Sport

The Eckstein family has a lot in common: they share an alma mater, a love of baseball and a kidney connection. Of the five children, three have experienced kidney failure and two have been living kidney donors. Find out more about their story and the way they have teamed up to fight kidney disease together.

Dr. Spry
NKF Combats Public Health Epidemic

NKF's CEO, Bruce Skyer, discusses the National Kidney Foundation's work combatting the growing public health epidemic of kidney disease. Click here and scroll down to the featured video at the bottom to watch.

Bruce Skyer