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Latest National Kidney Foundation Stories

2010-05-17 08:02:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadillac was named title sponsor of the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic, one of the largest amateur golf programs for charity in the U.S., the Foundation announced today. "We're thrilled to welcome Cadillac to our golf classic," said John Davis, National Kidney Foundation CEO. "This partnership will enable NKF to enhance our tournaments and will enable us to provide additional support to the 26 million Americans, one in nine adults, with...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa. and NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announce the publication of a Special Report: Patient Perspectives in Dialysis and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This important new syndicated study provides insights into patients with kidney disease, from the patients themselves. Over 1,100 patients in the U.S. -- both those on dialysis and those with mid-late stage chronic kidney disease -- completed a survey about...

2010-03-29 14:23:00

Senator Rankin (R-Myrtle Beach) Signs on as Co-Sponsor to Bill that Would Improve Access to Life-Saving Care for South Carolina Kidney Patients and the Disabled COLUMBIA, S.C., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of South Carolina's kidney community - including the National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas, South Carolina Region (NKF) and Dialysis Patient Citizens; patients; caregivers and other supporters - thank state Senator Luke Rankin (R-Myrtle Beach), Chairman of the...

2010-03-24 11:52:00

Mourning Joins National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas, S.C. Region, Dialysis Patient Citizens and Area Patients to Ask for Access to "Medigap" Secondary Coverage to Improve Kidney and Disabled Patients' Health, Safeguard their Families, and Reduce the Burden on Taxpayers COLUMBIA, S.C., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former NBA Defensive Player of the Year and Miami Heat stand-out Alonzo Mourning, who is also a kidney transplant recipient, participated in numerous meetings...

2010-03-22 08:19:00

Tickets On Sale 10 AM Friday, March 26 at Ticketmaster and RFK Box Office WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DC101's Elliot in the Morning announced this morning that rock legends Stone Temple Pilots and Alice in Chains will headline the 31(st) Annual DC101 Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, May 22 at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds. The event, DC's biggest one-day rock festival, is expected to raise $1.6 million to benefit the National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital...

2010-03-18 05:16:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For outstanding work in fighting chronic kidney disease, Christiana Care's Kidney Transplant Program has earned the National Kidney Foundation's Bruce Zakheim, M.D., Memorial Legislative and Advocacy Award. The National Kidney Foundation serving the Delaware Valley (NKFDV) presented the award on March 6 at the 26th annual Kidney Ball in Philadelphia. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090407/DC95299LOGO) The award honors...

2010-03-03 09:29:00

March Is National Kidney Month; National Kidney Foundation and Dialysis Patient Citizens Sponsor 'Kidney Day at the State House' to Raise Awareness about Chronic Kidney Disease and the Importance of Patient Access to Quality Kidney Care COLUMBIA, S.C., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 dialysis patients, family members and kidney care advocates from across South Carolina gathered at the state Capitol today with the National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas, South...

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2010-03-01 06:39:20

One quarter of the world's adult population has hypertension and now scientists are pointing a finger at urbanization and modern conveniences as a key factor in causing this major health problem. In a special report published in the March issue of American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, researchers project a likely increase in global hypertension rates to 29% by 2025. This report is part of a global forum in recognition of World Kidney Day...

2010-02-23 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Board Certified Renal Specialist, Nina Kolbe, a highly regarded opinion leader in the field of renal nutrition, has published a second edition of Kidney Health Gourmet with 80 new recipes added to the original favorites, as well as a dining out and convenience food guide. A large selection of ethnic recipes has been added, Latin foods, Thai, Chinese and Indian recipes. Italian meals including several pizza recipes. Improve the health of your kidneys...

2010-02-09 10:10:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheila Doss, BSN, RN, CNN, CCRA of San Jose, California, has been re-elected Western Chapters Coordinator-Elect (CCE) of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) for 2010-11. Doss, Nursing Director of Research of Satellite Healthcare will assume her position during ANNA's 41st National Symposium in San Antonio, TX, May 2-5, 2010. As Western CCE, Doss will coordinate and supervise regional chapter activities, report to the regional...