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2009-06-23 12:57:00

Kidney Dialysis Services and Research Leader Sponsors 'Kidney Walk' At Soldier Field MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their sponsorship of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Illinois' Kidney Walk in Chicago. The community event, coined "The Gift of Life Walk," will be held Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Soldier Field Great...

2009-06-17 11:46:00

Redskins Kicker Shaun Suisham's Foursome Takes First Place WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation's 23rd Annual Maryland Golf Classic presented by Capital Carpets & Ronald D. Paul Companies raised close to $60,000 to fight kidney disease in the Washington DC area, a region that has the highest prevalence of kidney disease in the nation. The tournament took place on June 15 at the picturesque Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, Maryland. More...

2009-06-09 16:41:00

Kidney Health Education in the Golden State's Capital MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their participation at the Sacramento National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Kidney Walk. The community event will be held Saturday, June 13 at Serrano Village Green in El Dorado Hills. Satellite Healthcare's commitment to kidney health will be...

2009-06-01 19:30:00

Support of local communities in the Silicon Valley MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their participation at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) walk in San Jose, the capital of Silicon Valley. The community event will be held Saturday, June 6 at Cityview Plaza on South Market Street. Satellite Healthcare's commitment to...

2009-05-26 19:53:00

Support of local communities in California's Central Valley MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their participation at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) walk in California's Central Valley. The community event will be held Saturday, May 30 at McLeod Lake Park in the City of Stockton. Satellite Healthcare's commitment to...

2009-05-12 08:02:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announced today a new educational partnership with Nephroceuticals(TM) focusing on the importance of nutrition and early detection for kidney disease. The partnership includes the development and distribution of print and online educational materials for both patients and professionals and support of the foundation's nationwide early detection initiative, the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). "For...

2009-05-05 08:02:00

Honor Mom With a Donation, Too NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Honk if you're thinking about Mom. This week, when so many Americans are spinning their wheels trying to think of the perfect Mother's Day gift, the National Kidney Foundation wants to remind you about another opportunity to make a unique gift -- one that may save lives and save you money. You can use this traditional time of love and giving to donate your used car to the National Kidney Foundation's Kidney...

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...

2009-04-21 08:02:00

Environmentally-Friendly Car Donation Program Extends Life of Used Vehicles NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Those who can't march on Washington, pick up a shovel or save the whales this year on Earth Day can still do their bit for the environment by donating a used vehicle. Breathing new life into your old car is a keystroke or phone call away when you give it up to a charity such as the National Kidney Foundation, which runs the Kidney Cars Program. Over the course of one...

2009-04-20 17:44:00

Satellite Healthcare Senior Director of Quality Honored By National Kidney Foundation MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced its Senior Director of Quality will be honored by the National Kidney Foundation at their Champions of Hope Awards dinner on Thursday, April 23 at Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco. Linda McCann, R.D.,...


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