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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

  • 2019, The Year of Kidney Policy

    Nov 12, 2019

    The July launch of the “Advancing American Kidney Health” initiative (AAKH) was a watershed moment when the Federal government decided to shake up the treatment landscape to move from treating kidney disease to one that advances kidney health. The signing[…]

  • Bringing Your Kidney Disease Stories to Your Elected Officials

    Oct 22, 2019

    By Jason Nothdurft, Kidney Advocacy Committee member and kidney patient The National Kidney Foundation’s New Jersey Kidney Walk took place at Veterans Park in Hamilton Township, Mercer County, in late September. If you’re reading this, you probably already know the[…]

  • An Astounding Summer of Advocacy!

    Sep 30, 2019

    By Troy Zimmerman, Vice President of Government Relations These are exciting times at the National Kidney Foundation thanks in no small part to the dedicated efforts of grassroots advocates like you. Together, we continue working with federal and state legislators[…]

  • Get Desired R.E.S.U.L.T. from Your Stories

    Aug 15, 2019

    By Piper Hendricks, advocacy communications professional In the post below, I share my approach to storytelling. I designed the R.E.S.U.L.T. approach (acronym explanation to come) for storytellers with a mission – for people who, as we say at my nonprofit p.h.[…]


Resources from the National Kidney Foundation