Blog Posts: Living With Kidney Disease

My Journey with Kidney Disease Meshia Adams  |  Posted
Meshia Adams at The Hope Affair 2014

Meshia Adams has lived with kidney disease for 20 years. One of the most valuable things she learned during her journey is that the disease affected not only her, but also her family and loved ones.

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Your Kidney Disease Diet: Managing Phosphorus Lauren Elkins  |  Posted
Low Phosphorus Foods

Because chronic kidney disease affects your body’s mineral balance, it’s important to limit certain nutrients, like phosphorous, that healthy kidney normally filter out. Renal dietitian Lauren Elkins offers some advice.

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

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