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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

  • 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[…]

  • Job Security for Living Organ Donation Guaranteed Under FMLA!

    Aug 29, 2018

    By Kevin Longino, CEO of the National Kidney Foundation and kidney transplant recipient I am delighted to share wonderful news with the kidney disease community. On August 28th, the U.S. Department of Labor issued an opinion letter on living organ[…]

  • Three weeks to speak to your legislators

    Aug 16, 2018

    By Andrew Fullerton, National Kidney Foundation Throughout the year, many of our readers have been invaluable advocates by writing, tweeting and calling your legislators in support of the Living Donor Protection Act; H.R. 3867, legislation to promote the early detection[…]


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