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Make Small Changes to Kick Off 2015 AKF Staff  |  Posted
Be Healthy This Year

Many people have mixed feelings about setting New Year’s resolutions. But we believe that you can, in fact, set realistic, achievable goals toward better health. Incorporating small changes slowly, and setting tangible goals, are keys to success with health-related New Year’s resolutions.

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Stay Healthy During Flu Season! Connie Bell, RN, MPH  |  Posted
Image of person getting a flu shot

We are in the midst of the the dreaded flu season, and people with kidney disease or other chronic health conditions are at a higher risk for flu complications. But there are many ways that you and your loved ones can reduce your chances of catching and spreading this bug.

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Treat Yourself This Season – To the Benefits of a Healthier Menu! Laura Elkins, R.D.  |  Posted
Grilled chicken kabobs with spices

Whether you’re the cook or a guest at a holiday gathering, sticking to a healthy diet at this time of year can be a real challenge. This blog post offers practical tips that may help you enjoy your holiday food and fellowship without derailing your health!

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Managing Chronic Conditions a Key to Healthier Aging Cora Plass  |  Posted
Healthy Senior Citizens

Adults with kidney disease may face an increased risk of disability and loss of independence because they are likely to have other co-occurring health conditions, particularly diabetes and high blood pressure. Managing multiple conditions can be a challenge. Fortunately, help is available through in-person and online self-management education workshops.

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