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National Kidney Foundation launches new kidney disease public education series

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has launched a new animated video series aimed at educating people on their chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk. ‘Kidney Numbers and the CKD...

Outset presents multiple data sets on home dialysis modalities at NKF...

Outset Medical has announced the release of three new data sets related to home dialysis—each of which are being presented during the ongoing National...

National Kidney Foundation announces recipients of two key nephrology awards

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has announced the recipients of two of its most prestigious awards in the field of nephrology, with Bernard Jaar, a...

National Kidney Foundation appoints three new executives to Board of Directors

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has announced the appointment of three new members to its national Board of Directors. The new members, Hubert L...

Turning the dial to ensure equitable access to home dialysis

There are multiple barriers to home dialysis initiation, and these disproportionately affect vulnerable populations. Current solutions need to be scaled up, with particular emphasis...
NKF transplant recommendations

NKF publishes recommendations to move thousands of patients from dialysis to...

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has released a position paper, developed by 16 nephrology experts from 13 institutions, with recommendations designed to navigate future research...
kidney disease patient education

Better patient education required in decision-making process for kidney disease treatments

Those living with kidney disease need better, more relevant patient education to best participate in the decision-making about their treatment, a new study published...