Category Archives: Blog / Submitted Stories


Rappel 2018 – It’s NOT TOO LATE to DONATE!

Rappel for Kidney Health We’ve extended the deadline to support! Did you miss the event? No worries, you can still support individuals and/or teams until June 30th! Patients suffering with kidney disease need YOUR support. To donate now click here! CKD Kidney Patient, Michelle, says, “The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware has been a source of hope and.....Continue


Kidney Story: Amari Luster

Team Captain of Molly’s Monsters for the Kidney Walk This amazing family/friends have been participating in the Kidney Walk for 5 years now. They came up with the name Molly’s Monsters when she was sick and would say, ” The monsters are good monsters and they’re trying to make me better.”   Here is her story: “Amari was diagnosed with hydronephrosis.....Continue


Watch Out For Trouble

Signs your kidneys or heart are in trouble!   Puffy eyes If your eyes are consistently swollen, especially in the morning, take note. This has been linked with kidney and heart disease.Because puffy eyes are linked with many other conditions, kidney disease and heart disease are often overlooked.   High blood pressure High blood pressure (hypertension) is a leading cause of.....Continue


Sante 2018: Restaurant Winners

Restaurant Winners: Sante 2018 On March 15, 2018 the NKFMDDE brought back their beloved event Sante were our guests had the opportunity to try amazing food from local Baltimore chefs and vote on what they enjoyed most along with celebrity judges. The categories that our guests voted on were: Best Overall, People’s Choice, Most Creative Dish, and Best Dessert. Best.....Continue


We LOVE Our Sponsors – THANK YOU!

        Thank you to all of our partners and sponsors that made this event a success! If you want to see photos click here.  ..Continue


Allmond & Company LLC, Presenting Sponsor for the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk

HUGE THANKS to Allmond & Company, LLC for their generous support of the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk! Allmond & Company, LLC is the Proud Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk!..Continue


Savory Saturday – What’s Cooking for Sante?

Do you love food, drinks and entertainment? If you are than you wont want to miss this amazing event! After being gone for three years Sante is finally back and ready to impress your palette. Join us on March 15, 2018 at the Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore to try some of these taste items!  Foie Gras Bratwurst w/ red.....Continue


Wellness Wednesday – Daily Routine Add-in

Do you live a busy life and seem to find yourself saying you don’t have enough time to exercise? Well don’t worry because we are here to tell you that you by adding simple things into your everyday schedule! You can do many exercises at home, outdoors or even at work. Here are some suggestions: Exercise while watching TV. You.....Continue


Tired of insulin? Give Pancreas Transplantation a shot!

Tired of insulin? Give Pancreas Transplantation a shot.  Nearly 29 million people in the United States are affected by diabetes. Pancreas transplants can dramatically improve the lives of patients with insulin dependent diabetes (type I and II).  And, for patients with kidney failure, a dual kidney pancreas (KP) transplant can help patients avoid both dialysis and insulin with a single.....Continue


Stretching: The first exercise to focus on

Stretching or flexibility exercises improve the movement of joints, help in reaching above your head, and reduce stiffness in muscles. Stretching exercises: It is important to stretch the major muscle groups. When getting started, move into the position slowly until a stretch is felt, and hold that position for 10 seconds. This should be repeated 3 to 5 times for.....Continue