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New York, NY (May 7, 1999) - The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and ThriveOnline announced today the formation of an educational partnership to provide online information on incontinence and other health issues relating to kidney and urinary disease.

"Incontinence is one of those 'unmentionables,' a condition that people find hard to discuss with their doctors, caretakers, and partners," says Wendy Marx, Managing...

Take a Time Out to Tune In on Kidney Health Crack open your favorite book or turn on your e-reader. Reading is like meditating while learning. Medical studies show that even a few minutes of reading each day has a big impact on reducing stress levels.   And there’s no substitute for the knowledge you gain by concentrating in-depth on a subject instead of scanning a web page or blog (though, they are still good to have!). In fact, just...

New York, NY (2007-07-20)

The National Kidney Foundation has the most popular and comprehensive Web site about living kidney donation, according to a recent report in Kidney International. Livingdonors.org was ranked as the #1 site in terms of coverage, accuracy, and quality.

The study’s researchers identified Web sites that provide information about living kidney donation by plugging keywords into search engines, then...

New York, NY (July 20, 2007) - The National Kidney Foundation has the most popular and comprehensive Web site about living kidney donation, according to a recent report in Kidney International. Livingdonors.org was ranked as the #1 site in terms of coverage, accuracy, and quality.

The study’s researchers identified Web sites that provide information about living kidney donation by plugging keywords into search engines, then...

Other than eating without flavor, the biggest fear associated with a low-sodium diet is eating at home, alone. And most people think that eating out (and eating well) is completely out of the question. But think again. Because going to out to brunch, lunch, or dinner is totally possible. Totally satisfying. And totally doesn’t require opening up your own restaurant. There are a few really simple steps you can take that make eating beyond the...
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CNNT Chair Message Jo Ann Otts, DNP, RN, NEA-BC FNKF

Innovation. A keyword used to describe transformative changes. As a nephrology nurse since 1979, I have witnessed many transformative changes, and the promise of future innovation is...

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