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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

  • NKF Advocacy in Action: Armand’s Story

    Jun 13, 2019

    Armand Halter, a new member of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Kidney Advocacy Committee, is one of our most active and dedicated advocates.  Speaking with him recently, I was moved by how engaged he has become and about his journey[…]

  • NKF Advocacy in Action: Curtisha’s Story

    Jun 5, 2019

    Last week, we highlighted a practitioner from Oklahoma who took the extra step to improve the lives of his patients through changing public policy impacting living organ donors in his state.  This week, we are highlighting a patient advocate who[…]

  • NKF Advocacy in Action: Greg’s Story

    May 28, 2019

    Advocacy is about making a difference, whether it is changing the life of a patient one on one or changing the life of a patient by impacting policy.  Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing stories of several[…]

  • NKF Secures Wins for Kidney Patients in Key Funding Bill

    May 7, 2019

    By Troy Zimmerman, Vice President of Government Relations This week, the House Appropriations Committee is expected to approve legislation to fund the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through Fiscal Year 2020. Thanks to the dedicated work of NKF[…]


Resources from the National Kidney Foundation