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.

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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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