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Raise your hand if you've ever spent hours reading through lists of medical conditions after typing your symptoms into the browser. 

Don't be embarrassed if you've ever fallen down the search engine rabbit hole. You aren't alone and we are here for you! So, stop the endless scrolling and get the facts you need to know about kidney disease.

How do I know if I'm at risk of kidney disease?

1 in 3 adults...

Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino communities experience a disproportionately high burden of kidney failure but are less likely to receive kidney transplants compared to other populations.1

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) envisions a future where these disparities are a thing of the past, a future where there is KIDNEY EQUITY FOR ALL™.

From advocating for policy changes to launching community-based kidney disease...

Juice detoxes, intermittent fasting, and the cabbage soup diet: What do these have in common? They're all fad diets. What is a fad diet, and should people with kidney disease follow them? Kidney dietitian Amanda Hayes and Jane Demise, a stage five kidney disease warrior, answer these questions and more. 

Differences Between Fad Diets and Prescribed Diets

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Ensuring access to early screening is vital for safeguarding the health of your heart and kidneys. That is why the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is collaborating with other organizations to urge the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to establish a standardized recommendation for kidney disease screening.

What is the Problem?

In the United States, a whopping 37 million adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD), but...

Meet five inspiring Voices for Kidney Health advocates at the forefront of the battle for kidney equity. They faced kidney disease head-on, and now they're helping lead the charge for KIDNEY EQUITY FOR ALL™. 

1. Isha Triguero

Isha's life took a drastic turn when she was diagnosed with lupus at sixteen. Six months later her kidneys failed. She spent the remainder of high school and college balancing school and...

Did you know that around 1 in 7 adults in the United States–more than 37 million people–have kidney disease? 

Despite its prevalence, many aren't aware they have kidney disease until it’s too late. However, there are steps you can take to safeguard your kidney health.

Here are six tips to get you started. 

1. Get regular check-ups

Approximately 90% of people with kidney disease don’t know...

Discover a world of flavor without leaving your home with five kidney-friendly dishes from around the globe. No passport required—just your appetite for adventure!

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  1. Vegetable Spanish Paella
  2. Vegan Pimento Cheese Dip
  3. Bibimbap Oatmeal
  4. Codfish with Eggplant
  5. Avocado and Pea...