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* CIA- Back to School NightCIA- Back to School Night

Community Inspired Action (CIA) is hosting a Back to School event. NKF will join the CIA event in supporting youth and their families in maintaining and sustaining healthy productive lives. The event will feature a backpack giveaway, free haircut/braiding, bounce house, food vendors, arts & crafts and music. LOCATION: 510 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947. TIME: 4:00pm-9:30pm

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* Hispanic Health Festival Hispanic Health Festival

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is offering our signature KEEP Healthy screening at the Hispanic Health Festival in Severn, MD. KEEP Healthy is NKF's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk. LOCATION: 8146 Quarterfield Road, Severn, MD 21144. TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

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Join us on the Road to Pebble Beach

 Baltimore Country Club The road to Pebble Beach starts in the Greater Baltimore Area on October 24, 2022! The National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic is the nation’s Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in 30 events across the U.S. for the exciting competition and the chance to earn.....Continue


Maryland & Delaware Kidney Walk Events

We are walking again in 2022 and we invite you to walk with us. After two years of LacingUp virtually, we are thrilled to welcome you back to the Kidney Walk we all love! We are excited to offer two journeys to match your comfort level this year – in-person and virtual.  Your health and safety continue to be our number one priority,.....Continue


LIVING WITH KIDNEY DISEASE- Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices with CKD

Join us on TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022 from 6:00-7:00pm for a Virtual Webinar! REGISTER TODAY! Register today to receive your FREE recipe cards in the mail!https://sforce.co/3Mz26mPhttps://sforce.co/3Mz26mP SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:• Dr. Chris Gisler is a board-certified physician specializing in nephrology and internal medicine. He is a clinical nephrologist at Partners in Nephrology and Endocrinology in Washington, PA as wellas the medical.....Continue


RENAL ROUNDS: A Professional Development Opportunity for Medical Professionals – Lupus Nephritis: The Importance of Active Surveillance, Early Diagnosis, and Successful Treatment Presented by: Michelle Petri MD, MPH

Dr. Petri is a professor and attending physician in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Petri is co-director of The Hopkins Lupus Center and the Hopkins Lupus Pregnancy Center. Her expertise centers around lupus. Dr. Petri was the founding director of The Hopkins Lupus.....Continue


Renal Rounds- A Virtual Professional Event

Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, MACPProfessor of Medicine, Division of NephrologyDeputy Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health EquityDirector, Doctoral Diversity ProgramJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Crews is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She holds appointments with the School of Nursing, the Welch Center for Prevention,.....Continue


2021 Kidney Walks

Thank you for supporting our annual Kidney Walks on October 24th. If you missed the festivities that day, click here! There is still time to donate to help us reach our goal- you can make a HUGE difference! Donations for the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk click here. Donations for the Wilmington, Delaware Kidney Walk click here. Donations for the Salisbury.....Continue


February 23, 2021 NKFMDDE Renal Rounds in Partnership with NKF National Capital Area and Horizon Therapeutics

Proud Sponsor– THANK YOU! Many thanks to our sponsor for their support of our February 2021 Renal rounds. A VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION EVENT: COVID-19 Updates On Therapeutic Options,Vaccine Information and Transplant For more information about Horizon Therapeutics, contact Mike Edison at MEdison@horizontherapeutics.com. To review the February 23, 2021 event, visit www.kidneymd.org or click here to view the video of the.....Continue


Big Ask Big Give

THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE- A Training Workshop on First Steps to Transplant & Living Donation In Partnership with:     A two-part session and panel discussion where you can ask questions to qualified medical professionals. JOIN US: Register : http://bit.ly/2021BABGVirtual and to join us on the event platform visit https://hopin.com/events/babg_umms First Steps to Transplant is a virtual program.....Continue


PLANT-BASED DIET AND KIDNEY HEALTH

Eating more plant-based foods such as vegetables and grains in place of animal-based foods such as red meat may help prevent and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryand & Delaware recently held an event featuring Dr. Joshi, Shivam. The Benefits of Plant-Based Diets on.....Continue


2020 Renal Rounds

Many thanks to our presenters and participants! We hope you enjoyed the event! Renal Manifestations of COVID-19 and Management If you were unable to be present, check out the recorded video! Donations are welcome to help us support those impacted by kidney disease for our local Patient Emergency Assistance Program. DONATE NOW! If you did not participate and view the.....Continue