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40%-50%of people with kidney disease experience hyperkalemia or high potassium. A healthcare professional or dietitian will advise you as to the specific level of restriction you need based on your individual health.

While fruits and vegetables contain potassium, people following a potassium-restricted diet can still enjoy a wide array of colorful, delicious, and versatile options. 

Here are 40 low potassium fruits and...

Entre el 40 % y el 50 % de las personas con enfermedad renal tienen hiperpotasemia o potasio alto. Un profesional de atención médica o dietista le recomendará el nivel de restricción específico que necesita según su salud individual.

Si bien las frutas y verduras contienen potasio, las personas que siguen una dieta restringida en potasio igualmente pueden disfrutar de una amplia...

¡Es el Mes Nacional del Riñón! Celebra tomando el control de tu salud renal con seis programas de la NKF diseñados para ayudarte a lograrlo.

1. ¿Eres parte del 33%?

Actualmente, el 33% de la población en los Estados Unidos está en riesgo de enfermedad renal. Eso significa que 1 de cada 3 adultos en América podría desarrollar enfermedad renal crónica en el futuro y probablemente ni siquiera lo sepan. Si tienes un...

By Lauren Drew, Director of Congressional Relations

UPDATE 3/24/2024: President Biden has signed into law the FY24 funding package that includes an additional $23 Million for the HRSA OPTN Modernization Initiative, for a total FY24 funding of $ 52 Million. We are excited for this vote of support from Congress and the President, and will continue to advocate for robust funding for this important project. We look forward to continuing to...

The terrible pain of kidney stone disease may be more common in people with metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of five traits that also sets the stage for heart disease and stroke, according to new research.

In fact, the prevalence of kidney stone disease was tripled among individuals who had all five traits of metabolic syndrome in a study published this month in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the official publication of the...