Recently we asked living donors in our Facebook community what advice they would give someone who is thinking of becoming a living kidney donor. Numerous donors chimed in, and their advice was nearly unanimous: Just do it! READ MORE >>TOPICS: Living with kidney disease, Stories, Kidney transplant, Kidney failure
Kidney Today from the American Kidney Fund brings you voices from the fight against kidney disease—patients, their loved ones, renal professionals and many others.
UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing), which manages the nation’s organ transplant system, said 2017 was the first year that more than 10,000 people became deceased donors, and nearly 34,800 organ transplants were performed. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Advocacy and policy, Research, News, Kidney transplant, Kidney failure
Anyone can get kidney disease, but some groups—including Hispanic people—are more at risk than others. Our infographic presents four important facts you should know about Hispanics and kidney disease. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Infographics, Research, Living with kidney disease, Kidney disease prevention, Healthy living