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Living with a chronic condition like kidney disease can be challenging–especially if you are balancing doctor appointments, dietary restrictions, and physical symptoms alongside everyday activities. 

Hearing from others going through a similar situation may help. Here are ten quotes from people affected by kidney disease to help motivate and inspire you. 

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¿Alguna vez se siente sobrepasado por las demandas constantes de la enfermedad renal, lucha por estar en el presente o le cuesta manejar sus niveles de estrés? Si es así, no es el único. En 2021, unos 57.8 millones de estadounidenses vivían con una enfermedad mental1, pero hay ayuda disponible. Si estas luchas persisten, comuníquese con un profesional de la salud mental y ponga a prueba estas...

Public Health Professional CKD Educational Toolkit Public health professionals serve as trusted messengers, effectively bridging the gap between community members and vital educational resources. This toolkit empowers public health professionals to enhance CKD awareness and its interconnectedness with cardiovascular disease outcomes among both health professionals and the general public....

Trigger warning: This article discusses suicidal ideation and suicide. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for more resources.

Discrimination and barriers to healthcare can create challenges for LGBTQIA+ individuals that make it harder to maintain good health.

Civil rights advocate and living...

Every day, 12 people die waiting for a kidney transplant. Living organ donation plays a vital role in addressing this crisis. However, many potential living donors face barriers that discourage them from pursuing this life-saving act.

To support and protect living donors, several critical bills have been introduced in Congress. Let's explore these important pieces of legislation.

A Chance to Make a Difference

Living organ...

Are you impatient for spring? Here are five delightful recipes to keep you cozy and satisfied while you wait.

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  1. Brown Rice with Pigeon Peas
  2. Creamy Pumpkin Coconut Soup
  3. White Bean Chili
  4. Mushroom Bolognese
  5. Tembleque
1. Brown Rice with...

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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Pool parties, rock wall climbing, and sleepovers are experiences many may take for granted. Not Maya Zarger. She developed kidney failure as a baby and was unable to participate in these activities as she grew up. That all changed when she turned nine and started attending Camp ChiMer, a camp experience designed specifically for kids with kidney disease. 

Now an adult, Maya is ready to share her story and inspire more children...