Read Matt Schneider's blog about his journey with kidney disease and why it inspired him to take a trip across the country to raise awareness on organ donation and encourage others to register as organ donors. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Dialysis, Living with kidney disease, Stories, Healthy living, 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.
The first potential new treatment in decades for diabetic kidney disease was revealed in clinical trial results published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
When I was diagnosed with advanced kidney disease at age 29, it came as a shock. Otherwise healthy and athletic, I had gone to the emergency room experiencing fever and back pain. Within a few years, they told me, I would need to start dialysis, unless I could find a donor for a kidney transplant. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Living with kidney disease, Stories, Kidney transplant
In an interview on “The Ellen Show,” Hyland talked about her serious health problems--at age 28, she’s already had 16 surgeries, including six over the past couple of years, and has struggled with major depression. READ MORE >>TOPICS: News, Living with kidney disease, Kidney transplant, Kidney failure