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March 31, 2022, New York, NY — Every year, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) takes time out of the annual NKF Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM), one of the largest gatherings of kidney care professionals in America, to recognize standout professionals who most exemplify the relentless efforts of NKF to enhance the lives of...

How is your kidney health? Use our online curriculum to get individualized information for your stage of kidney disease. Enter Kidney Pathways

November 2, 2021, San Francisco, CA— For more than three decades, hundreds of avid readers in the San Francisco Bay Area have had the opportunity to lunch with their favorite authors during the Annual NKF Authors Luncheon Benefit. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s “You’ve Read Them, Now Meet Them” event will once again be held virtually, ...

National Kidney Foundation and Missouri Kidney Program to release state-wide strategy to improve primary care management of Chronic Kidney Disease

May 9, 2022, Columbia, Missouri —The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Missouri Kidney Program (MoKP) will convene a virtual summit on June 9th from 9:00 to 11:00 AM CDT launching a...

If your teen has kidney disease or kidney failure, you are probably helping with most of their medical needs.  You may be filling out forms, keeping track of medications, and calling for doctor appointments. Most parents feel responsible for these tasks.  But as your teen gets older, he or she will need to manage their own healthcare needs without you.  Your goal is to help your teen get ready to make this change correctly and...

“Are You the 33%?®” Campaign Helps People Take Action

March 10, 2022, New York, NY — March is National Kidney Month, and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is marking the occasion by warning the public about persistent disparities in chronic kidney disease (CKD). The warning is part of an urgent call to action for all people, especially people in communities of color, to take a minute for their kidneys, know their risk factors...

March 21, 2022, New York, NY – Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) highlights the work of a kidney health professional for their community service and educational activities in promoting NKF’s mission on a local level and presents that person with the Medical Advisory Board Distinguished Service Award.

This year, NKF presents this award to Amy Wilson, MD, of...

Both Organizations Recommend Race-Free Approach to Estimate GFR

Sept. 23, 2021, New York, NY – Today, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Task Force on Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases has released its final report, which outlines a new race-free...