Ever since I was four years old, I have been living with kidney failure. My experiences led me to pursue a master’s degree and become a Child Life Specialist—someone who normalizes the hospital environment for children and their families.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.
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
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