Did you know that African Americans are 3 times more likely to experience kidney failure? Because kidney disease often has no symptoms, it can go unnoticed until it is very advanced. But there's good news. Taking steps to live a healthy lifestyle can go a long way towards reducing risk. Read more.
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.
Provides the latest information about legislation and policy relating to chronic kidney disease, transplantation and donation. The featured action alerts allow you to easily advocate to your Members of Congress on these issues.
RenalRD E–Mail Discussion Group – This listserv is primarily for those with an interest in renal nutrition. It consists of subscribers from the U.S., Canada and other locations. Like Renalpro, it is unmoderated and is sponsored by the University of Alberta.
PedsRenalRD Discussion Group – This listserv is an unmoderated on–line discussion group for those with an interest in renal pediatric nutrition and related issues. We anticipate that pediatric renal dietitians will be the most frequent subscribers, but welcome all others with interest in nephrology and/or nutrition disorders of the kidney.