The first potential new treatment in decades for diabetic kidney disease was revealed in clinical trial results published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
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.
When I was diagnosed with advanced kidney disease at age 29, it came as a shock. Otherwise healthy and athletic, I had gone to the emergency room experiencing fever and back pain. Within a few years, they told me, I would need to start dialysis, unless I could find a donor for a kidney transplant. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Living with kidney disease, Stories, Kidney transplant
Following a kidney-friendly diet can be overwhelming, but watching what you eat and drink will help you stay healthier. Our infographic gives you seven tips to overcome some of the challenges of living with a restricted diet. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Infographics, Kidney Kitchen, Living with kidney disease, Nutrition
In an interview on “The Ellen Show,” Hyland talked about her serious health problems--at age 28, she’s already had 16 surgeries, including six over the past couple of years, and has struggled with major depression. READ MORE >>TOPICS: News, Living with kidney disease, Kidney transplant, Kidney failure
At this holiday season, as loved ones gather to make memories, we are especially gratified to have helped make more than 1,000 kidney transplants possible so far this year in 45 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. READ MORE >>TOPICS: News, Living with kidney disease, Kidney transplant, Kidney failure