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Juliette Valle is an accomplished vocalist, performer, and podcast host. She also holds the Miss South Florida title in 2020 and 2021 and is an incredible advocate for NKF Florida and Donate Life America. One way Juliette is raising awareness for organ donation is through her passion for music. On November 1st, she released her Winter album, "Joyfully, Juliette Valle," and pledged one hundred percent of the proceeds to Donate for Life and NKF...

NEW—online support system gives patients a platform to connect with each other and access NKF resources.

Good health care is a team effort — especially for transplant recipients. This January, NKF launched its first Facebook group for users who have undergone or will soon undergo a kidney transplant called the NKF Transplant Community.

  This private group...

In 2021, Jeanine Ramirez received heartbreaking news. Even with dialysis, her kidney function was too low, and she was given only six months to live. As a single mother, she was terrified but did her best to continue forward and make arrangements for her daughter. That was until an email changed everything.

Jeanine Ramirez's story

Jeanine was shocked to learn of her kidney disease in 2018. She didn't have any...

March 9, 2021, New York, NY —The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is proud to announce Imperial Headwear as the “Official Headwear” and National Promotional Partner of the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic, which to date has raised more than $100 million to promote kidney health and improve the lives of the 37 million Americans affected by kidney disease.  

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March 9, 2021 - A joint statement from the presidents of the American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation

More than 37 million adults in the United States have kidney diseases. 

A disproportionate number of those people are Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian American, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, who also face unacceptable health...

Youngest recipient to be honored at 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings for his significant contributions to renal nutrition

February 24, 2021, New York, NY — Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of nephrology and selects among them those who most exemplify the relentless efforts of NKF to enhance the...

It's March! That means it's time to celebrate National Kidney Month, raise awareness about kidney disease, and take control of your health. This might sound like a lot, but we're here to help with five ways you can improve your kidney health today.

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  1. Know your risk factors
  2. Get moving
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The first step to preventing kidney disease is understanding your risk, then getting tested. Life-threatening kidney disease can strike anyone, young or old, and has many causes, but early intervention can make a difference. Lifestyle changes and a healthy diet can sometimes slow the progression of the...