National Minority Awareness Day has since become National Minority Awareness Week, and we observe it the first week of August every year. This special observance honors minorities who have been donors, and encourages others to register as donors and take better care of their health in order to reduce the number needing a transplant. The number one problem in transplantation remains the shortage of organs.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.
Nine years at stage 3 CKD and holding—Gail Rae-Garwood shares her experience about slowing down CKD.read more
Managing your fluids is an important part of living with kidney failure. If you’re on dialysis, these tips can help you beat the summer heat without overdoing your fluids.read more
Summertime is here and if you are like most people, you are ready for a break from the hustle and bustle of your daily routine. Vacation anyone? But what if you are a dialysis patient? Can you still take a vacation? The answer is an absolute, positive, without a doubt YES!!! All it takes is a little planning and preparation, so let’s get started…read more