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2014-03-12 08:30:13

Take 10 Minutes to Find Out MONTREAL, March 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This March, Kidney Health Month, The Kidney Foundation of Canada is launching a free Online Risk Assessment tool for kidney disease at www.kidney.ca/risk and a new public service announcement (PSA) to help raise awareness. The PSA features Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson, whose family has suffered from conditions that cause kidney disease. 1 in 10 Canadians has Kidney Disease "During the Kidney Foundation's...

2012-07-20 23:00:18

On Saturday July 21st, 2012, Connect the Doc will be attending the 2nd annual Kidney Market Fair to help raise awareness of organ donation, while raising funds for the Kidney Foundation. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 From 11:00 — 4:00 on July 21st, 2012, the Kidney Foundation of Canada will be running the 2nd annual Kidney Market Fair at 57th and West Boulevard at Shannon Station in Kerrisdale. The fair will feature a local vendors and booths, a silent auction, and a variety of...

2011-08-18 00:00:42

Two-time kidney transplant recipient Mary Wu, an advocate for kidney disease research and organ donation, will represent UKRO as a rider on the Donate Life float. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 UKRO, a Los Angeles"“based nonprofit charity supporting kidney disease research has announced that two-time kidney transplant recipient Mary H. Wu will represent UKRO as a rider on the Donate Life float in the 2012 Rose Parade. "This is the first time UKRO has sponsored a float rider...

2011-03-08 11:12:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional leaders will learn about the experiences of constituents living with kidney disease and how it can be prevented from kidney patient-advocates participating in the American Kidney Fund's (AKF) second annual Advocate Training and Fly-in to commemorate World Kidney Day on March 10. The seven AKF advocates represent a cross-section of people affected by kidney disease: four use a variety of dialysis regimens, one has had a...

2010-10-01 07:00:00

Second Annual Event Honors Patients, Congressional Leaders, and Kidney Health Advocates WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund's second annual national gala, The Hope Affair, on Tuesday night celebrated the inspirational achievements of people living with kidney disease and honored leaders who are working to improve kidney disease awareness and treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100930/DC74545) (Photo:...

2009-09-29 09:26:00

Hundreds Taking Steps to Fight Kidney Disease and Raise Awareness WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of people whose lives have been affected by kidney disease will gather at the Shops at Georgetown Park and the C&O Canal for the Ronald D. Paul Companies Kidney Walk hosted by the National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area on Saturday, October 3. Registration begins at 8 am and the Walk starts at 9 am. The Kidney Walk is a 5K pledge-based event...

2009-04-29 08:00:00

Donation to community outreach program helps to provide early detection of kidney disease DEERFIELD, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare (www.siemens.com/diagnostics) donates clinical laboratory instruments and diagnostic tests to the National Kidney Foundation's community outreach program, Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP), to help reduce the number of individuals that develop chronic kidney disease. The program raises awareness in the United States about early detection...


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