New Grant to Study Bone Disease in Infants with Chronic Kidney Disease
December 22, 2016—New York, NY—The National Kidney Foundation has awarded a new research grant to Abigail Eldridge, RD, a pediatric renal dietitian at Children’s Hospital Colorado, to study...
National Kidney Foundation Statement on Medicare Program; Conditions for Coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities—Third Party Payment
December 13, 2016 - The National Kidney Foundation is pleased that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given serious consideration to how best protect dialysis patients...
Survey Reveals Most People Don’t Know Heart Disease Is the No. 1 Killer of People with Type 2 Diabetes
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National Kidney Foundation Position on Increasing Organ Donation and Transplantation
Summary There are 100,000 Americans waiting for a kidney transplant; but only about 19,000 will receive one this year. With a five-year average on the transplant list, more than 4,200...
National Kidney Foundation Statement on Medigap Consumer Protection Act
November 2, 2016 - The National Kidney Foundation supports H.R. 6265, the Medigap Consumer Protection Act recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Jim...
National Kidney Foundation Hosts First-Ever Summit to Reduce Preventable Kidney Disease
Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin Leads High-Level Group of Stakeholders New York, NY—October 7, 2016—Today the National Kidney Foundation brings together senior...
Leading Hotel Executive Honored by National Kidney Foundation
October 1, 2016—At the 67th annual Board of Directors meeting held in St. Louis, MO the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) bestowed its highest honor to long-standing volunteer, Mr. W. Edward...
National Kidney Foundation Partners with CDC to Reduce Infections in Dialysis Patients
September 27, 2016—The National Kidney Foundation is pleased to announce its partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a new coalition designed to make dialysis...
National Kidney Foundation Statement on the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2016
September 22, 2016 - Quotes for attribution to Kevin Longino, Chief Executive Officer, National Kidney Foundation (NKF) “The National Kidney Foundation would like to express its support for...
Boston Researcher Receives National Kidney Foundation Young Investigators Grant
Study examines effect of Interferon Regulatory Factor 5 (IRF5) in patients with lupus-related kidney disease New York, NY – Hanni Menn-Josephy, MD, of Boston, MA has been awarded a 2016 Young...