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National Kidney Foundation




The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

The PAN Foundation partners with the National Kidney Foundation to provide education and support services to patients living with secondary hyperparathyroidism and hyperkalemia.

National Kidney Foundation Blog

  • My Experience at the 2018 NKF KDOQI Home Dialysis Controversies Conference

    Dec 14, 2018

    Dolores A. McGrath, CHES®, NKF Advocate, Former Home Hemodialysis Carepartner, Living Donor On November 30, 2018, I was very fortunate to have been in attendance once again for the NKF KDOQI Home Dialysis Controversies Conference. Last year I was a[…]

  • Inspiring Our Youth To Be Advocates!

    Nov 15, 2018

    Earlier this summer, while speaking with one of our Kidney Advocacy Committee members, Robin Kahn mentioned that she had brought advocacy education into her classroom.  She taught a unit on advocacy and asked one of her Congresswoman’s staff to visit[…]

  • Success! New Kidney Disease Funding

    Oct 15, 2018

    By Troy Zimmerman, Vice President of Government Relations Each year, the National Kidney Foundation, our allies, and our supporters advocate for increased funding for kidney disease research and programs in Congress.  We are proud to tell you that the work[…]

  • Patients Engage in FDA Meeting to Spur Drug Development in Transplantation

    Oct 4, 2018

    By: Kelli Collins, VP Patient Engagement and Tonya Saffer, VP Health Policy On September 27th and 28th the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Advocacy Committee Members participated in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) meeting, “Evidence-Based Treatment Decisions in Transplantation: The[…]


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