Blog Posts: Kidney Disease Prevention

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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Father’s Day Lessons About Kidney Disease Rhonda Horton  |  Posted
Rhonda Horton with her grandfather

Rhonda Horton’s father kept his kidney disease a secret from his children for five years. Read her Father’s Day blog post about the lessons she has learned and why it’s so important to learn your family’s health history.

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Roll Up Your Sleeves for a Blood Pressure Check Dr. Jerry Penso  |  Posted
High Blood Pressure Cuff and Heart

High blood pressure affects one in three Americans—68 million people. Less than half of these individuals have it under control, and 20 percent don’t even know they have the disease because it often shows no signs or symptoms. If this pressure stays high over time, it can lead to kidney disease and other health problems like heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

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The American Kidney Fund helps people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives. For more information, visit our website.

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