Clinical Trials and Kidney Disease

Estudios clínicos y enfermedad renal

Los ensayos clínicos son estudios de investigación que prueban la efectividad de los nuevos tratamientos u otros procedimientos mé... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCoping

Pain Management and Kidney Disease

Pain Management and Kidney Disease

This webinar will discuss why people with kidney disease may feel more pain than others and the common sources of pain including g... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingDietCKDExerciseESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsOther kidney conditions

Clinical Trials and Kidney Disease

Clinical Trials and Kidney Disease

Ms. Jovonni Spinner, who leads the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Diversity in Clinical Trials Initiative, will discuss clin... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCoping

Tired lady

Managing Side Effects of Late Stage Kidney Disease

Did you know that many of the “side effects” or symptoms people with late stage kidney disease experience can be managed? Some of ... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureMental HealthCopingDialysisESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsOther kidney conditions

Sexual health and kidney disease

Sexual Health, Sexuality, and Kidney Disease

Sexual health may not be discussed openly or frequently in the kidney disease community, however it is an extremely important topi... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingCKD

Woman on weight scale

Healthy weight pre and post-kidney transplant

Maintaining a healthy weight can be a big part of the kidney transplant process – both before the transplant surgery and after. Th... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDietCKDExerciseTransplantESRDNutrition

Webonar: Gout and kidney disease

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 >>

Dr. Melancon performing a transplant

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 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

Anxiety and kidney disease

Anxiety and kidney disease

Learn how to recognize and treat anxiety when you have kidney disease. Chasity Shugart, a licensed clinical social worker, will di... Learn More >>

La ansiedad y la enfermedad renal

La ansiedad y la enfermedad renal

Ocasionalmente todos sentimos ansiedad, y esto es parte normal de la vida. Pero para los pacientes renales, especialmente los que ... Learn More >>

Topics: Other kidney conditions

Eating healthy on diabetes

Eating healthy with diabetes and kidney disease

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, the webinar will focus on managing two conditions that often happen together ... Learn More >>

Topics: DiabetesDietESRDNutrition

A family enjoying a holiday dinner

Phosphorus in the kidney disease diet: Holiday Edition

Unless you have kidney disease, you may not think about the phosphorus in your foods. But when you have kidney disease, phosphorus... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDietCKDESRDNutrition

Nazar Mokrushin

Why I dialyze at home

As many families of dialysis patients will tell you, dialysis affects more than just the kidney patient. And especially when a dia... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingCKDDialysisESRDPatient Perspective

Tips for talking with your doctor

Tips for talking with your doctor

Too often, patients find themselves leaving their doctor’s office with more questions than answers. When visiting the doctor, it c... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingPatient Perspective

Women exercising

Slowing down kidney disease

When you are diagnosed with kidney disease you may wonder, what does this mean? How did I get kidney disease? And what can I do to... Learn More >>

Topics: DietCKDExercise

Enlentecimiento de las enfermedades renales

Enlentecimiento de las enfermedades renales

En este seminario, el Dr. Randy Chen dará respuestas a algunas de estas preguntas importantes, y se concentrará en las maneras en ... Learn More >>

Topics: Other kidney conditions

Kidney disease and children

Kidney disease in children

There are unique considerations and challenges that come with being a child with kidney disease (pediatric kidney disease). Since ... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingCKDESRD

Advocating for a rare disease

Advocating for a rare disease

When you have a rare kidney disease, it may seem like you are the only one in the world fighting the battle. But that does not hav... Learn More >>

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Phosphorus in the kidney disease diet

Unless you have kidney disease, you may not think about the phosphorus in your foods. But when you have kidney disease, phosphorus... Learn More >>

Topics: DietCKD

Depression and kidney disease

Depression: the overlooked complication of kidney disease

Living with chronic kidney disease and kidney failure can take a toll on not only your physical health, but your mental health, to... Learn More >>

Topics: Mental HealthCopingKidney Disease Complications

Nurse and patient talking about transplant options

The transplant evaluation, waiting list, and more – how to prepare for a kidney transplant

Kidney transplant is considered the best treatment option for people facing kidney failure. But preparing for a kidney transplant ... Learn More >>

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Pregnancy and Kidney Disease

For women with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who may want to have kids, pregnancy is a common concern. There are special things wom... Learn More >>

Adding salt to food

How to be a Heart Healthy Kidney Patient: The Key Role of Sodium and Fluid

In this webinar, Dr. Heung will discuss the critical role of sodium (salt) and fluid in contributing to heart disease among patien... Learn More >>

Doctor and patient

Together we can achieve health

Health care should be a collaborative process, where patients work with their providers to have the best health outcomes possible.... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingMinority ConcernsPatient Perspective

Home dialysis options

Choosing the right treatment method – exploring home options

Kidney patients have choices when it comes to their dialysis treatment. Each treatment type is unique, and all patients should hav... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCKDDialysis

Couple sitting on a bench

Cómo adaptarse a la vida posterior a un trasplante de riñón

Recibir un trasplante de riñón puede ser un acontecimiento que lo entusiasme y le cambie la vida, pero tomar los cuidados necesari... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantESRD

Couple sitting on a bench

Adjusting to life after kidney transplant

Getting a kidney transplant can be an exciting, life-changing event, but caring for a new kidney can be a lot of work. Anyone who... Learn More >>

Kidney-friendly holidays

Vacaciones beneficiosas para los riñones

La temporada de vacaciones es un momento para destinarlo a la familia, los amigos y la comida. Cuando se tiene enfermedad renal, p... Learn More >>

Kidney-friendly holidays

Kidney-friendly holidays

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and food. When you have kidney disease, it can be hard to know what holiday food... Learn More >>

A woman with hepatitis c and kidney disease

Lo que necesita saber acerca de la hepatitis C y la enfermedad renal

La temporada de vacaciones es un momento para destinarlo a la familia, los amigos y la comida. Cuando se tiene enfermedad renal, p... Learn More >>

Topics: CKDKidney Disease Complications

A woman with hepatitis c and kidney disease

Hepatitis C and kidney disease – what you need to know

Hepatitis C (hep C) is more common in people with kidney disease, and many people don’t know they have it. Many times, hepatitis C... Learn More >>

Topics: CKDKidney Disease Complications

Stepping up to the plate

Stepping up to the plate: what it means to be a living kidney donor

Being a living donor can change the course of another person’s life. Especially when it comes to kidney disease, the need for livi... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantPatient Perspective

Laughter therapy

Laughter therapy in dialysis: exercise, activity and wellness

This webinar will cover recent research exploring laughter therapy during dialysis and provide demonstrations and recommendations ... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDialysisExercisePatient Perspective

Chicken breast - High protein foods

Protein: Who needs it anyway? You do!

Protein is an important nutrient for dialysis patients that many patients struggle with. Learn more about what protein really does... Learn More >>

Topics: DietDialysisNutrition

Humanizing Dialysis

Humanizing Dialysis

Choosing the best type of treatment for kidney failure can be difficult for patients, especially when they receive little guidance... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingDialysisESRD

Holding hands

Saying no to dialysis: choosing conservative care for end-stage kidney disease

Some patients with end-stage kidney disease choose conservative care and forgo dialysis or transplant. Conservative care does not ... Learn More >>

Eric Sebastian Dolby Sr.

A patient's perspective: Be your own advocate

Navigating the health care system as a patient can be challenging. As a dialysis or transplant patient, it's often necessary to co... Learn More >>

Topics: TransplantDialysisAdvocacyPatient Perspective

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Heart disease and kidney disease - what's the connection?

Heart disease can cause kidney disease, and kidney disesae can cause heart disease. In recognition of American Heart Month, learn ... Learn More >>

Topics: High Blood PressureHeart Disease

A woman running with her dog

Unique strategies for improving the effectiveness of exercise training in patients with kidney failure

Exercise for patients on dialysis can have huge benefits, including increased energy and feeling better both physically and emotio... Learn More >>

Topics: ExerciseDialysis

Paired Kedney Exchanges

Paired kidney exchanges and opportunities for kidney transplant in minority patients

Though minority populations are at greater risk for developing kidney disease, kidney transplant is often more difficult for racia... Learn More >>

Topics: CKD

Diabetic Kidney Disease

Living with diabetic kidney disease

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease, and many people suffer from both conditions. In recognition of National Diabetes ... Learn More >>

Topics: Diabetes

Enfermedad de los riñones crónica

Enfermedad de los riñones crónica: prevención y tratamiento

Con motivo de la celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, ¡brindaremos nuestro primer seminario web en español! Acompáñenos par... Learn More >>

Topics: En Espanol

Emergency Preparedness and Kidney Disease

Emergency preparedness and kidney disease – using KCER as a resource

Dialysis and kidney transplant patients must take special precautions to ensure their health and safety during emergencies and dis... Learn More >>

Topics: Emergency Preparedness

Organ Donation Among Minorities

Organ transplant among minorities: How we can reduce the need and improve access

Racial and ethnic minorities are at higher risk for kidney disease and kidney failure, but kidney transplant, the best treatment f... Learn More >>

Topics: TransplantMinority Concerns

I need a kidney transplant

I need a kidney transplant. Am I covered now? What about in the future?

There are many costs that come with getting a kidney transplant, beyond the transplant surgery itself. Before you begin your trans... Learn More >>

Topics: FinancesTransplant

Staying employed with kidney disease

Staying employed with kidney disease

A diagnosis of kidney failure doesn't have to mean quitting your job. If you are on dialysis and want to work, or need to work, th... Learn More >>

Topics: InsuranceFinances

Nutrition for dialysis patients

What CAN I eat? Nutrition for dialysis patients

If you are on dialysis or if you have a loved one who is, you know how difficult it can be to find foods that will work with the s... Learn More >>

Topics: DietDialysisNutrition