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This year, the kidney disease community has come together to support us in powerful ways. With your help, we’ve passed landmark legislation, supported health equity advances, and more! Here are five incredible achievements that your support made possible this year.

1. Passed the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Act

I was honored to represent kidney patients at the...

According to the CDC1, every year, more than 356,000 people in the US suffer from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), where their heart unexpectedly stops beating. Saving their lives is a race against time, but the odds are daunting. 60% to 80% of people who experience SCA die before ever reaching the hospital. Is there a key to stopping this life-threatening condition?

A groundbreaking study2 of...

It's National Kidney Month! Celebrate by taking control of your kidney health with eight NKF programs designed to help you do just that.

Table of contents Minute for Your Kidneys Quiz NKF Peers Kidney Learning Center Voices for Kidney Health NKF Communities Ask the Doctor NKF Kidney Research Connect NKF...

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we're showcasing the journeys of five people with kidney disease who made history. These stories remind us never to give up hope. They also highlight the importance of raising awareness about kidney disease within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

Before diving into these inspirational stories, take a moment to understand your risk of developing...

Unfiltered Story follows the journey of one person over time whose life was impacted by kidney disease. In this edition, we follow Anthony Tuggle as he readjusts to life on dialysis while searching for a living kidney donor.

Twenty-five years ago, Anthony Tuggle went to the doctor with flu-like symptoms. He expected to be prescribed medication and sent home. The reality was far more severe–he was in kidney failure. ...

Here are the inspiring journeys of six people with kidney disease who have made history. These stories serve as a reminder that kidney disease doesn't have to stop you. They also underscore the need to raise awareness about health disparities within the Black/African American community.

The statistics

Black/African American people make up about 13% of the total population but account for 30% of the people with kidney failure in the...

When Molly and Anthony Ruane gave birth to Matilda, their joy quickly turned to terror. 

Matilda wasn't breathing. Her lungs and kidneys hadn't developed properly. Hospital staff whisked her away to emergency care. They weren’t sure she would survive.

Unsure what would happen next, Molly and Anthony could only wait.

Two hard years later, Anthony donated a kidney to Matilda. Today, Matilda is thriving thanks to her...

She's founded a patient-centered nutrition practice, shared insights and recipes on shows like Good Morning America and Today, and inspired hundreds of thousands of viewers to take their health into their own hands.

Maya Feller, a registered dietitian, is making wellness inclusive and accessible for all. Learn how she found this passion, what inclusive nutrition means, and three wellness tips you can start using today.

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