To help these patients, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) has activated its Disaster Relief Program for the state of Hawaii. AKF’s program is the nation’s only rapid-response system that provides emergency charitable financial assistance to dialysis patients when disaster strikes their communities. READ MORE >>TOPICS: AKF programs, Disaster Relief
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.
Following the rigorous treatment regimen for kidney failure, day after day, is challenging for patients. Our survey of patients and renal professionals provides insights—including the outsized role that depression plays. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Infographics, Dialysis, Research, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living
The American Kidney Fund has partnered with the TMF Health Quality Institute to incorporate kidney disease education into Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) classes taught by diabetes health educators using AKF’s Kidney Health Coach program. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Kidney Health Coach, Education, AKF programs, Kidney disease prevention, Healthy living