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Dancer, model, and actress–Lily Repace is not your average preteen. 

She was born with a genetic disorder that caused inner ear and kidney malformations. But Lily never let the diagnosis get her down. She embraced it. 

Today, Lily is living her best life as she follows her dreams. 

A 50/50 Chance

When Lily failed her first hearing test as an infant, neither of her parents, Asha and Stephen,...

Did you know that Hispanic/Latino communities bear a disproportionate burden of kidney disease? 

Why is that, and what can you do to protect your kidney health? Carolina Mestrovic, María Marín, and Carolina Sandoval, three popular Hispanic/Latino influencers, are here to break it down. 

What to know

According to the CDC, Hispanic/Latino persons have twice the incidence rate of kidney failure than non-Hispanic White...

By Mariselis Rosa-Sanchez, MD Board Certified Pediatric Nephrologist and Plant-Based Chef

Have you noticed that food prices keep going up? Experts predict they might continue raising 1.3% by the end of 2024.1 Natural disasters, conflicts around the world, and events like COVID-19 are some reasons food is getting more expensive.

This has already made it more challenging to access nutritious foods. How do you maintain a...

La salud mental es importante para las personas con enfermedad renal. Demasiadas personas enfrentan enfermedad renal sin suficiente apoyo emocional, pero NKF Peers está trabajando para cambiar esto.

¿Qué es NKF Peers?

La enfermedad renal es agobiante. Tal vez se sienta perdido, solo o esté inseguro de cuáles son los pasos a seguir, pero hay alguien que puede estar a su lado a lo largo de todo el camino que...

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.

Table of contents
  1. Know your risk factors
  2. Get moving
  3. ...

Did you spend this holiday season worrying about everyone else? If so, it's time to take a break and give your health some attention. After all, 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. are at risk for kidney disease. But early detection can help you successfully prevent or slow it.

1. Know your risks