Love your Kidneys Newsletter September 2013

September 2013
5 Quick, Kidney-Friendly Weeknight Meals

Falling into healthy eating habits is easy if you plan ahead. With these five healthy dinner options, you can fill your plate and your stomach with the nourishment needed to get you and your family through the work or school week. Check out 5 marvelous meals that can be on your kitchen table in 30 minutes or less.

Protect Dialysis Care!

Sign the National Kidney Foundation's petition on to urge Congress to intervene and prevent huge cuts to Medicare's dialysis program. Remember to also follow our blog, Advocacy in Action, for the latest kidney health updates straight from Capitol Hill.

Treat Yourself to Easy Homemade Granola Bars

School’s back in session and whipping up these kidney-friendly granola bars is easier than completing most homework assignments. One batch will feed the whole family, making these granola bars the perfect “on–the–go” snack, lunchbox treat or breakfast choice.

Kidney Disease and Infection Control: Get the Facts

People with kidney disease are more susceptible to other infections. Pneumococcal disease is one of them and can lead to serious, potentially deadly illnesses such as pneumonia, sepsis (blood infection) and meningitis. Knowledge is contagious, so get the facts to prevent infection.

Hewlett-Packard Steps Up to Fight Kidney Disease

It's fall Kidney Walk season and all over the country, thousands of people are lacing up their shoes and taking lifesaving steps to fight kidney disease. Watch HP CEO Meg Whitman and HP Board Member Ann Livermore share why they joined the fight and find a Kidney Walk near you.