NKF Serving Greater New York

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 sign up for a walk.

This November 11th, join us and help make a difference.

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KEEP Healthy - Free Kidney Health Check

The National Kidney Foundation's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.

Upcoming Event:
Fri, August 10th - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Greenburgh Health Center
295 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10607
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Check-up includes: risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional. Click here for more information.

Please contact Monique Hardin-Cordero at (212) 889-2210 for more information.

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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Konica Minolta Partners With National Kidney Foundation To Deliver Care Packages, Hope to New Jersey Dialysis Patients

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Team Kidney Update!

Learn how individuals in your community are supporting the NKF in the way that best suits them.

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Stay Connected

Join our online Kidney Community and stay up to date on GNY events, photos, and NKF news by following us on Facebook!

Stay Informed

Sign up to receive our quarterly local e-newsletter. It recaps major happenings in the kidney community, highlights our events and free programs, and shares inspiring kidney stories. View a sample and sign-up.

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.