Kidney Disease and Patient Webinars - American Kidney Fund (AKF)

Upcoming webinars

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Kidney Chat: Ask a Social Worker

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT

Speaker: Kathy Merritt, LCSW

Every person with kidney disease on dialysis is assigned a social worker. Social workers are highly educated and highly trained professionals whose job is to support you and help you through your journey with kidney disease. ...

Food Safety and Kidney Disease

Friday, November 15, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Speaker: Chrystal Okonta, MPH, CHES

Food safety is a serious public health concern. In fact, 1 in 6 Americans get foodborne illness each year, resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually. Knowledge and practice of safe food handling is especially important for those at a higher risk of foodborne illness, including people with kidney disease, kidney transplants, or diabetes. ...

Past webinars

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

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

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

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