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.

Izzy's gift

Author: Kristina Brooks  |  Posted:

Izzy is four years old, loves the dog park and is a certified people-magnet. But she means so much more to her owner Tony, who inherited her from his late friend, Jay. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Living with kidney disease, Stories

FDA issues first approval for a diabetes medicine that slows progression of CKD

Author: AKF Staff  |  Posted:

For individuals living with diabetes—the leading cause of kidney failure—the approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the diabetes medicine canagliflozin (brand name INVOKANA®) to treat diabetic kidney disease and reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease is cause for optimism. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: News, Research, Kidney disease prevention
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