Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a regulation that would have given insurers the right to deny coverage to dialysis patients who receive charitable help to pay their insurance premiums.read more
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.
I can't believe it has already been a month that I have been on dialysis. I feel as if I have gone through every stage of acceptance and have dealt with numerous obstacles physically and emotionally.read more
Over the years, labor-saving devices have taken much of the physical work out of doing everyday tasks (e.g., cars reduced the need to travel on foot).read more
One of the many jobs your kidneys do is helping to keep your bones healthy. People with kidney disease often develop problems with their bones.read more