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~Web-based tool aims to help health professionals improve care through better recognition and management of CKD~

(New York, NY—May 09, 2024) —The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has released an update to its popular web-based Change Package tool.  “Chronic Kidney Disease Change Package - 2023:...

(May 9, 2024, New York, NY) - Washington University Nephrology Nurse Practitioner Lisa Koester, ANP, CS, CNN-NP, MSN, will be honored by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) with the Council of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians award in the name of Carol Mattix. The award will be presented to her at the annual...

~Transformative Proposal Helps Thousands of Kidney Patients~

(May 8, 2024, New York, NY) — The following is a statement from Kevin Longino, Chief Executive Officer of the National Kidney Foundation and a kidney transplant recipient, on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed Increasing Organ Transplant Access alternative payment model.

          The...

Nov. 28, 2022, New York, NY — Nephrologist and researcher Susan Hedayati, MD, MHSc, will be honored by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) with the prestigious Shaul G. Massry Distinguished Lecture at one of the nation’s most regarded gatherings of kidney professionals in 2023 for her discoveries in kidney disease.

Each year NKF considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of Nephrology and selects among...

Long Beach, CA - May 16, 2024 - A new analysis of a study comparing two commonly used medications, chlorthalidone (CTD) and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), is set to be presented as a late-breaking presentation at the National Kidney Foundation 2024 Spring Clinical Meetings.

The study, titled "Treatment with Chlorthalidone vs Hydrochlorothiazide and Renal Outcomes: The Diuretic Comparison Project (DCP)," conducted by a team of...

(May 14, New York, NY) – During a late-breaking abstract presentation at the annual 2024 NKF Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM) tomorrow Dr. Dana Rizk, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medical Center, will present data on the impact and safety of Fabhalta (iptacopan) in the treatment of patients with IgA nephropathy (...

(January 5, 2023, New York, NY) — The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is excited to announce a new name for its bimonthly journal, Advances in Kidney Disease and Health (AKDH). Formerly known as Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, the previous title fit the focus of the journal at that time and included topics related to chronic kidney disease (CKD) or kidney failure. The journal will continue its...

~ National Walk Campaigns make every step count to help Families facing Kidney Disease ~

(March 22, 2024, New York, NY) —The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is excited to launch NKF’s 2024 Annual Kidney Walk campaigns across the country, recognizing the importance of addressing renal health issues and promoting optimal kidney health and well-...

New Study Finds Significant Impact of Plant-Based Diets on CKD Patients

(December 14, 2023 – New York, NY) – A study published in this month's issue of the National Kidney Foundation American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD) provides new insights into the role of diet in the management of...

KIDNEY EQUITY FOR ALL™ Takes Center Stage as Organization Highlights Work to Combat Disparities

(May 8, 2024, New York, NY) — The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is rolling out several informative celebrity Public Service Announcements (PSAs) that aim to address the alarming statistics that one in three Latino adults are at risk of...