The American Kidney Fund has long recognized the link between professional/medical education and the provision of quality health care and the improvement of clinical outcomes for kidney disease patients.
The American Kidney Fund has long recognized the link between professional/medical education and the provision of quality health care and the improvement of clinical outcomes. We offer programs that address the learning needs and interests of the members
The American Kidney Fund’s steadfast commitment to stewardship of the donated dollar has resulted in the highest ratings from organizations that evaluate charities. This also provides more money for kidney disease research.
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.
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.
The KCER Coalition strives to provide disaster preparedness resources to save lives, improve outcomes, empower patients and families, educate health care workers, build partnerships with stakeholders, promote readiness in the community, and support the ES
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
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.
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.
!Our toolkit can help adults at risk for kidney disease, diabetes or high blood pressure to understand their risk factors, the screening tests and the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing kidney disease.
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.
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.