Latest National Kidney Foundation Stories

2009-01-21 10:37:37

Good cholesterol, bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels are familiar to most African Americans at risk, but kidney disease is off the radar screen, a new study reports.

2008-12-23 12:26:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Charley's Grilled Subs, known for its made-to-order, grilled subs, is pleased to announce its celebration of National Philly CheeseSteak Month, beginning January 1, 2009, at all of its 370 locations worldwide.

2008-12-22 08:38:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've stuck it out through thick and thin for a quarter of a century of marriage, you might be rewarded with a piece of silver or an exotic trip. But now breaking up may earn you a pile of cash or even the drive of your life.

2008-10-06 18:00:26

Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and largest providers of kidney dialysis services and kidney disease therapies, has honored its founder, Norman S. Coplon, MD, with an endowed chair at Stanford University School of Medicine. The Norman S.

2008-09-22 09:00:59

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion Inc., a clinical stage regenerative medicine company focused on the development of neo-organs and neo-tissues, today announced the appointment of Brian J. G.

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Manley, Harold J Stack, Nicole M Cigarette smoking is a readily modifiable cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk factor. Smoking cessation aids include nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion, and varenicline.

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Schatz, Sharon R Diabetes is present in the majority of patients who dialyze. If comprehensive care is to be delivered, the enormity of diabetes and its non-renal complications need to be appreciated.

2008-08-14 15:00:59

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area (NKF/NCA) will host its 7th Annual Ronald D. Paul Companies Kidney Walk on Saturday, September 20, 2008. For the first time, two walks will be held simultaneously.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

In an effort to help reduce racial, ethnic and gender disparities in healthcare, leading professional organizations and academic medical institutions have joined forces in a unique collaborative alliance with the goal of creating a comprehensive educational initiative that aims to improve the quality of care and outcomes for traditionally underserved minority populations.

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