Blog Posts: Living With Kidney Disease

Meet Advocate Audrey Adamson AKF Staff  |  Posted
Audrey Adamson

Meet Audrey Adamson, a patient-advocate with the American Kidney Fund, who in March joined us for our annual Kidney Action Day on Capitol Hill. Audrey is one of many inspirational advocates in the American Kidney Fund's Advocacy Network who is raising awareness for kidney disease research and prevention.

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Celebrate Labor Day with Kidney-Friendly Tips and Recipes Lauren Elkins, R.D.  |  Posted
Healthy Grilling

It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down, with Labor Day quickly approaching. Many people mark this holiday as a last opportunity to enjoy the nice weather over a long weekend. Celebrations typically include firing up the grill to barbeque, packing a picnic for the park or taking one last family vacation. As you prepare for the upcoming holiday, enjoy these kidney-friendly tips and recipes to ensure healthy and cheerful festivities.

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Give the Gift of Life: National Minority Donor Awareness Week AKF Staff  |  Posted
Give the Gift of Life: Anthony Brown's Story

Among minorities, the need for kidney transplants is disproportionately high, so donations are essential. Anthony Brown, a patient-advocate with American Kidney Fund, shared his story about donating one of his kidneys to his mother last year on World Kidney Day. Anthony is one of many inspirational advocates in the American Kidney Fund network who has donated a kidney to a friend or family member.

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Celebrate National Minority Donor Awareness Week: Become a Donor Meelie DebRoy, M.D.  |  Posted
National Minority Donor Awareness Week - 8/1-7

It’s National Minority Donor Awareness Week! The need for organ donors, especially among ethnic minorities, has never been greater. Today, more than 100,000 people are on the waiting list for a kidney transplant in the United States— of which more than 63 percent are ethnic minorities.

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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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