NKF Serving Greater New York

Local #3 IBEW Leadership Selected as Co-Chairs for 17th Annual NYC Kidney Walk

Christopher Erikson and Chris Erikson Jr., to Co-Chair Nation’s largest Kidney Walk.

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Cassena Kidney Care to Partner with National Kidney Foundation to present the inaugural NYC Kidney Cup Challenge to benefit Nation’s largest Kidney Walk.

The 2018 NYC Kidney Walk

The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Take a lifesaving step today and join the movement by donating to the Walk.

The 2018 Walk took place on Sunday, November 11th. Read more for a recap of the day. Stay tuned for details on 2019.

Team Kidney: Rebecca Mahan’s Story


With Team Kidney, fundraising is whatever you want it to be.
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Konica Minolta Partners With National Kidney Foundation To Deliver Care Packages, Hope to New Jersey Dialysis Patients

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2018 Long Island Kidney Walk

On May 20th We Celebrated the Long Island Kidney Community and Raised Nearly 90,000 to fight CKD.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at an upcoming event to support the NKF’s programs and give back to your local Kidney Community!

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Ask the Doctor

Do you have any questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? The National Kidney Foundation's Ask the Doctor blog is here to help. Click here.

Are you or someone you know a dialysis patient?

Sign up for our FREE MAGAZINE, KIDNEY LIVING! Each issue features stories from people who are living well on dialysis, as well as tips for coping with kidney disease, healthy eating, finding support, and so much more.

Eating Right

For people with chronic kidney disease at any stage, understanding how nutrition can affect their health is critical. Kidney health care professionals can help by providing important support and education about dietary requirements and modifications that could potentially slow the progression of kidney disease and improve overall health outcomes.

Click here for helpful tips on salt-free seasoning.

Learn more about Kidney Disease Friendly Cooking.

Download a family recipe book for kidney patients

Information on Pediatric Issues

For Information on Pediatric issues, please see the slides developed by Howard Trachtman, MD:

Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome
Pediatric Proteinuria and Hematuria
Pediatric Hypertension

Dr. Trachtman is the Director of Pediatric Nephrology, NYU Langone Medical Center, Clinical Translational Research Institute and a member of the National Kidney Foundation Serving Greater New York's Medical Advisory Board.