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NKFMDDE Announces Celebrity Judges for Santé: A Culinary Odyssey

The Countdown Begins – JOIN US for Santé: A Culinary Odyssey On March 5, 2018 the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware is hosting this unique event with 20+ top local restaurants who will feature their delicious creations, paired with enticing beverages from local wineries and breweries. Santé will also feature the popular “People’s choice” and the “Best of Santé” awards.....Continue


KDOQI – Home Dialysis Controversies Conference

This past December, NKF hosted a KDOQI Home Dialysis Controversies Conference that brought together a multi-stakeholder group of patients, clinicians, care partners, researchers, health payers and healthcare industry representatives to explore the known barriers to beginning and continuing home dialysis, identify gaps in the research, and propose potential solutions in the form of testable interventions.  A video featuring the select.....Continue


2018 Kidney Walks – C’MON and JOIN US!

C’MON and JOIN US for the 2018 Kidney Walk Season! Do you or someone you know suffer from chronic kidney disease? You can make a difference – register a team today, join a team, donate – the possibilities are endless and YOU can be part of making the lives of those who suffer better! We walk for kidney patients, families, and people.....Continue


Making a Difference – One Step at a Time!

Making a difference is simple according to Allmond & Company, Certified Public Accountants! Marvin C. Allmond, CPA, CFE Managing Member of Allmond & Company is proud of the work that his company does in the community. When presented with their recognition he was quick to point out that his company had 100% employee engagement – that’s what made the difference. Special.....Continue


Knock Out Kidney Disease

Handcrafted Bracelet Collection Launched To Benefit NKF Serving Maryland and Delaware Local designer was inspired by family connection to kidney disease Combining style with philanthropy, the Knock Out Kidney Disease (KOKD) collection of bracelets with “purpose-filled” trinkets  is available for purchase to benefit the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware.  “Kidney disease is a year-round devastating epidemic that impacts 30 million people every day.....Continue


Team Kidney Lets YOU Fundraise YOUR Way!

Team Kidney Lets You Fundraise YOUR Way Team Kidney is about what inspires YOU to become a part of the National Kidney Foundation’s coast-to-coast community mobilizing against kidney disease. Celebrate an anniversary, honor a loved one, or push yourself with a 10K — the possibilities are endless when you’re determined to raise funds and hope for the 30 million Americans.....Continue


Savory Saturday Cranberry Nut Bread

Cranberry Nut Bread  The Holidays are coming up quickly so heres delicious kidney friendly recipe that is sure to please all your guest! Portions 10; Serving size 1 slice Ingredients 1 – 1 1/2 cups Fresh Cranberries 2 cups All-purpose flour 1 cup Sugar 1-1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 Large Egg 1/2 cup Cranberry Juice or.....Continue


Natalee Russ

Natalee was not even 1 years old when she encountered problems with her kidneys. Since, she is so young her mother Katelyn has told us her story to share with all of you. “I found out that Natalee would be missing her right kidney when I went for a gender ultrasound. My doctor ended up sending me to Annapolis to.....Continue


Tip Tuesday: Why You Need to Get Screened

Why You Should Get Tested  In the early stages of kidney disease, most people don’t have symptoms. Kidney disease is treatable in the start. If you wait to long it can become much worse and sometimes untreatable. What Happens if You Wait? It can get worse It can lead to kidney failure It can cause heart and blood vessel disease.....Continue


Kidney Disease: The Basics

Chronic Kidney Disease Kidney disease, sometimes called chronic kidney disease or CKD, causes more deaths than breast cancer or prostate cancer. It is the under-recognized public health crisis. It affects 30 million people in the U.S. (15% of the population) and, astonishingly, 96% of those with early kidney disease don’t even know they have it. 1 in 3 Americans is.....Continue