With the CDC recommending ever more drastic social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and a Trump Administration executive action expanding telehealth services, many dialysis centers are putting in place telehealth (video medical consultations) and telework (for non-medical staff). READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living
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.
Bill Lawson III comes from a legendary family in Petersburg, Virginia. His mother was a school administrator, his grandmother was a teacher, and both his father and grandfather were coaches in this big sports town. He followed in his father’s footsteps as a well-known high school basketball coach and athletic director... READ MORE >>TOPICS: Living with kidney disease, KIDNEYNATION
Did you know more than 60% of hemodialysis patients say they feel moderate or severe chronic pain? If you missed our recent webinar, Pain management and kidney disease, catch up with our webinar recap blog post and learn tips for safely managing your pain. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Education, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living
Did you know only 10-40% of phosphorus from plant based foods is absorbed into your blood? This means you can generally enjoy fresh fruits and veggies with less worry about your phosphorus getting too high. Learn more in our Plant-based eating while on dialysis. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Kidney Kitchen, Dialysis, Healthy living, Kidney failure
Your dialysis social worker is a key member of your health care team, providing you with emotional support, connecting you to helpful resources and more. Learn about how they help you fight kidney disease in our Webinar recap: Ask a social worker blog post. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Education, Dialysis, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living, Kidney transplant, Kidney failure