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
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.
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
Stephanie Holladay of Portland, Oregon, gave her kidney to Scott Warren on May 9, 2016 and both patients are recovering well. Read her story in our latest blog.read more
As a patient services advocate who works with potential transplant recipients at a major hospital, I spend a lot of time correcting misperceptions and educating patients about what they need to do to get on the transplant list. As a kidney transplant recipient, I have a lot of “inside knowledge” that I readily share with anyone who will listen.read more