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Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk Ambassador – Philadelphia Freeway

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is honored to have Rapper Philadelphia Freeway is using his voice and cultural influence to raise awareness about kidney disease right here in Baltimore! C’MON and JOIN US on Sunday, April 30th and meet Philadelphia Freeway, NKF-MD’s 2017 Ambassador, at the 15th Annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk. Where?  UMBC – Lot 22, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore,.....Continue


The Greater Baltimore and Southern Delaware Walks are Fast Approaching – April 30th!

C’MON and JOIN US on April 30th!   Two great walks! Join us on April 30th at UMBC, Lot 22 for the 15th Annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk. Check-in/Registration is at 9 a.m. and the walk steps-off at 10 a.m. on Lot 22! For directions and parking information click here! Click here for the parking map. Join us on April.....Continue


doTerra Essential Oils for Kidney Disease Health Issues

doTerra Essential Oils for Kidney Disease Health Issues “Hello, my name is Linda Foote, but most people call me Footie. I am an Essential Oil Coach and certified to give and demonstrate the AromaTouch Technique. I love and enjoy helping anyone who wants to learn how to live a healthier life style in a fun and creative way. I love to.....Continue


Ask your Representative to support the Living Donor Protection Act

Ask your Representative to support the Living Donor Protection Act   During March, the Living Donor Protection Act (H.R. 1270) was introduced in the House of Representatives by Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA). Earlier this week, in celebration of National Donate Life Month, 21 Representatives became the bill’s first co-sponsors. Many of these lawmakers became.....Continue


UMMC doctor discusses the kidneys and what kidney disease is for World Kidney Day

It’s World Kidney Day! March 9, 2017 #HeartYourKidneys More than 26 million Americans has kidney disease and most don’t even know they have it. It’s the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more people every year than breast and prostate cancer. To learn more about the kidneys, kidney disease and how to protect yourself, watch the video about.....Continue


March is National Kidney Month!

When it Comes to Vital Organs Hearts Get all the Love—Time to “Heart Your Kidneys” New public awareness campaign launches for March, National Kidney Month! The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is encouraging all Americans to “Heart Your Kidneys” (#heartyourkidneys) today, on World Kidney Day and throughout the month of March, National Kidney Month. The new public awareness campaign seeks to.....Continue


Concert to Benefit Individuals with Kidney Disease

CUMBERLAND — A concert to benefit those struggling with renal disease has been set for March 31 at the Ali Ghan Shrine Club. The Concert to Fight Kidney Disease has several sponsors, including the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland. Proceeds raised from the event will support kidney research, with a portion remaining in Allegany County to support patients with kidney.....Continue


Your Voice Needs to be Heard!

We Need You to Tell Congress: Do Not Repeal the ACA without First Protecting Patients Congress is likely to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) very soon. The law guarantees that people with chronic conditions have access to affordable health insurance and Congress could take this away. As someone with, or who has a loved one with, a chronic condition.....Continue


We Need Your Help to Educate the New Congress About Kidney Disease

We Need Your Help to Educate the New Congress About Kidney Disease With President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20th and the new Congress – with its 59 freshmen legislators – have begun discussions on legislation and policies that will impact healthcare and kidney patients across the country.  We need to make sure that the voices of kidney patients and.....Continue


It’s Not Too Late to Donate!

A Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease is Calling….Will You Answer the Call? It’s Not Too Late to “BE” the Difference Needed in the Life of a Chronic Kidney Patient! Donate NOW to make a difference! The clock is ticking ……. a patient with kidney disease is calling … will YOU answer the call? Thank you for your support!..Continue