Kidney Disease and Patient Webinars - American Kidney Fund (AKF)

Upcoming webinars

Healthy weight pre and post-kidney transplant

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Speaker: Brent W. Miller, M.D.

Maintaining a healthy weight can be a big part of the kidney transplant process – both before the transplant surgery and after. There are no set requirements for weight that you must meet to qualify for kidney transplant....

Sexual Health, Sexuality, and Kidney Disease

Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Speakers: Toby Gottheiner, MD, Emily Watson, MSW, LCSW

Sexual health may not be discussed openly or frequently in the kidney disease community, however it is an extremely important topic across all groups of people. Join us for an honest talk about sexual health, sexuality, and kidney disease where you can ask your questions privately and anonymously, or simply listen....

Past webinars

Gout and kidney disease

Dr. Parker, a practicing rheumatologist, esteemed speaker, and gout expert will discuss how kidney disease can cause gout, how gou... Learn More >>

Living Kidney Donation: Everything you Need to Know

There is no question that for most people, kidney transplant is considered the best treatment option for kidney failure. Receiving... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureTransplant

Nephrotic syndrome and FSGS

In this webinar, Dr. Kirk Campbell, an expert on nephrotic syndrome, will explain how nephrotic syndrome and FSGS are related, cur... Learn More >>

Topics: Rare diseasesKidney Disease ComplicationsOther kidney conditions

Anemia and kidney disease

Anemia is common for people with late-stage CKD and affects most dialysis patients. There are various treatments for anemia for th... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingHigh Blood PressureHeart DiseaseCKDKidney Disease Complications