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The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announced today a partnership with Geisinger on the upcoming NKF Patient Network , the first national registry for patients at all stages of chronic kidney disease. T
The National Kidney Foundation is proud to announce that Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. has renewed its title sponsorship of the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic, which to date has raised more than $100 million to promote kidney health and improve the lives of 37 million Americans affected by kidney disease.
Nation's Largest Kidney Patient and Professional Organizations Urge Action to Protect Patients During Reopening
The National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology join to advance the unique needs of kidney patients during COVID-19
COVID-19 doesn't just attack a patient's lungs, it damages the kidneys, but most Americans are unaware.
Bluegrass Vascular Technologies Welcomes National Kidney Foundation's Revamp of the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Vascular Access
Updated 2019 guidelines emphasize vessel preservation, aligns with the Surfacer® System's "Don't Go Left™" approach
Hepatitis C virus infection is of particular concern in patients with chronic kidney disease. There is a much higher prevalence of HCV infection in the CKD/end-stage kidney disease population than is found in the general population.
Today the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) will virtually present its top awards to specialists in the field of nephrology who most exemplify the relentless efforts of the foundation to enhance the lives of patients through action, education and accelerating change.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation announced that 25 innovators have been selected as winners in two categories of the first-ever KidneyX: Patient Innovator Challenge, funded by NKF.
National Kidney Foundation Urges Kidney Patients to Continue Dialysis Treatments During COVID-19 Outbreak
Kidney patients are among the high-risk groups of people with chronic medical conditions who may experience more serious COVID-19 illness . While kidney patients are being encouraged to stay home and avoid crowds as much as possible during the outbreak, those treated with in-center hemodialysis must also continue their scheduled dialysi
Aurinia Announces AURORA Phase 3 Clinical Data for Voclosporin in Lupus Nephritis to be Presented at National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings
Data to be shared as a late-breaking oral presentation during the live virtual NKF conference
Tricida, Inc. announced that it is an executive sponsor of the National Kidney Foundation’s newest public awareness campaign which focuses on the 33 percent of American adults at risk for developing dangerous, life-threatening kidney disease.
March 12, is World Kidney Day, and the National Kidney Foundation would like you to observe the occasion by dedicating one minute of your day to take the Kidney Risk Quiz.
Organizations collaborate for National Kidney Month to raise awareness about the deadly disease
Nationwide Kidney Risk Campaign Launched by National Kidney Foundation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and American Society of Nephrology
The National Kidney Foundation is joining forces with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the American Society of Nephrology, and actor Wilmer Valderrama to reach the 1 in 3 American adults at risk for kidney disease.
The National Kidney Foundation applauds Senator Bill Cassidy and Senator Dick Durbin for introducing legislation in the U.S. Senate to extend Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients.
In the news release, NKF Applauds Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate, issued 27-Feb-2020 by National Kidney Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the incorrect release was originally distributed inadvertently.
Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative team offers opinion for American doctors treating donors
Two, four-person teams bested the competition at the National Finals of the National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic, held January 16-19 at the legendary Pebble Beach Resorts in California.
The National Kidney Foundation's Board of Directors member Dr. Matthew Cooper will testify on Wednesday, January 8th before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee to support H.R. 5534, a bill which would make immunosuppressive drug coverage available to all kidney transplant patients and remove the 36-month limit for Medicare coverage currently in place.
Survey shows that patients want doctors to tell them how to prevent kidney disease