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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

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