More than 100,000 people have learned their risks for kidney disease by having a free screening from the American Kidney Fund. Check below to find out if there is a screening near you, and check back often for updates.

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Screenings that evaluate your risk for kidney disease via one or more of the following tests: blood pressure, urine test, blood draw.

Because kidney disease often has no symptoms, it can go unnoticed until it is very advanced. But there’s good news. Taking steps to live a healthy lifestyle can go a long way towards reducing risk, and early detection and treatment can slow or prevent the

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The American Kidney Fund advocates for policies to improve the health of millions of Americans and their families who are living with, or are at risk of developing, kidney disease.

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The goal of the Clinical Scientist in Nephrology (CSN) Program is to improve the quality of care provided to kidney disease patients and to promote clinical research in nephrology.

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This series of kidney disease fact sheets includes an overview of treatment options as well as individual fact sheets on transplant, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, medical management and vascular access.

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Our Patient Information Help Line, NKF Cares, offers support for people affected by kidney disease, organ donation or transplantation. It’s designed just for patients, family members and caregivers. Speak with a trained professional who will answer your questions.

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Since January 2012, we have successfully processed and issued thousands of Safety Net Grants, maximizing our available budget for the prevention of kidney disease.

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The American Kidney Fund fights kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need; health education; and prevention efforts.

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Through the Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP), the American Kidney Fund pays Part B Medicare, Medigap, commercial, and COBRA premiums for dialysis patients who have insufficient income and savings and have kidney disease.

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The Learn it! Check it! Live it! Toolkit can help adults learn what may be putting them at risk for kidney disease, important screening tests, and ways to live a healthy lifestyle to help prevent kidney disease.

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