Blog Posts: Kidney Failure

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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Saving a Life: My Kidney Donation Story Anthony Brown  |  Posted
American Kidney Fund Advocate Anthony Brown donated his kidney to his mother in 2013 after she was diagnosed with kidney disease

Last year on World Kidney Day, when I was 25 years old, I donated my left kidney to my mother. In my experience, donating a kidney to my mother was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. The reality is you only need one kidney to survive. And for most kidney patients, a kidney transplant is a chance for a better life.

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February is Black History Month AKF Staff  |  Posted
Kidney Infographic

February is Black History Month. Did you know African-Americans are more at risk for kidney failure than any other race? Nearly 1 in 3 kidney failure patients living in the United States is African-American. Learn more from our infographic.

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The American Kidney Fund fights kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need, health education and prevention efforts. For more information, visit our website.

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