As a dialysis patient, you probably spend more time with your dialysis technicians than other members of your care team. Dialysis techs are a vital part of your team and treatment, but do you know everything they're responsible for? Learn more about them on our blog READ MORE >>TOPICS: Dialysis, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living, Kidney failure
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.
Lisa Bonebrake, executive director of Alport Syndrome Foundation, became a patient advocate after she and her son were diagnosed with Alport Syndrome. She shared what it's like to live with a rare genetic disease and why advocacy is so important to her family on our blog READ MORE >>TOPICS: Education, Living with kidney disease, Rare disease
We spoke with dietitian Susan Zogheib, our newest Kidney Kitchen contributor, about her experience, bestselling renal diet cookbooks, why she loves working with kidney patients and the advice she has for kidney-friendly eating. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Kidney Kitchen, Education, Diet, Nutrition, Healthy living
With a wealth of information on social distancing, risk factors and guidelines for health facilities, people have learned how to keep themselves safer and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But for those who have had a kidney transplant postponed because of the pandemic, much is still uncertain. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Kidney transplant
In addition to taking safety measures to protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's also important to protect your personal information and finances from cybercriminals trying to profit from the crisis. Here are some tips for avoiding COVID-19 scams. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19
During the COVID-19 crisis, you’ll want to be efficient and flexible when shopping for groceries. Here are tips for creating a kidney-friendly pandemic pantry that will allow you to stick to the food and fluid recommendations from your doctor and dietitian. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Kidney Kitchen, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease, Healthy eating