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Medical Heroes

The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware (NKFMDDE) is honored to work with so many medical professionals- from doctors to renal dieticians to social workers and dialysis technicians to nurses. We applaud the work they do each day but particularly this year when nothing was even close to the normal we may have know because of the pandemic. June.....Continue

Kidney disease–trying to get noticed!

The numbers overall are pretty shocking.  37 million adults in the US have chronic kidney disease 1 in 7 adults with chronic kidney disease Almost 100, 000 people are on the waitlist for a kidney transplant Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death The most shocking part though is that many people are not aware of the potential.....Continue

B’More Healthy- March 7th

2020 B’More Healthy Expo — Baltimore, MDBaltimore Convention CenterMarch 7, 2020 The 11th annual B’More Healthy Expo will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Baltimore near the world-renowned Inner Harbor and historic Little Italy. The Expo is Maryland’s largest health fair, designed to entertain, engage, educate and empower families to take actions and.....Continue

Your Action, Your Impact

Your Action, Your Impact! It’s because of YOU that we are able to continue the great work we accomplish in our community. Check out our full fall Impact Report today!..Continue

The Big Ask: The Big Give

In partnership with the University of Maryland Transplant CenterNovember 10, 2019 – Registration and Lunch Begins at NOON! THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE – A FREE Workshop on Living Kidney Donation Do you have end-stage renal disease? Are you in need of a kidney transplant or know someone who does? Or have you considered becoming a living donor? We.....Continue

Better lives and healthier futures start with YOU.

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Americans with CKD Now at 37 Million

Updated Kidney Disease: The Basics Fact Sheet Now Online, Americans with CKD Now at 37 Million  The number of American adults who have chronic kidney disease is now estimated to be 37 million – that’s one out of every seven or 15 percent of the adult population – according to the latest data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention......Continue

National Kidney Foundation Partnering with Orchard Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center – Renal Support Group

Chronic Kidney Disease Management Program Towson Skilled Nursing Facility Partners with NKFMDDE for Monthly Support Group Meetings Orchard Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, a Marquis Health Services member located in Towson, has launched a chronic kidney disease (CKD) management program, naming board-certified nephrologist Dr. Kamal Sewaralthahab, MD, NEP, FASN as its director. As a central component of the new program,.....Continue

Roys in Baltimore Supports NKFMDDE

Written by Jamie Buschman, Chef Partner, Roy’s Baltimore My father William Buschman was 28 years old when he was diagnosed with diabetes. Unfortunately this disease caused other problems for him late in life. At 42 years old he lost his sight completely, and months later he was told he had kidney failure. Both kidneys stopped working, I was about 12.....Continue

Sponsorship Opportunities Available – Your Company Can Make a Difference!

Join us on Thursday, February 28th for Santé A Taste of Baltimore With over 300 guests anticipated, this premier food and beverage event will feature delicious creations from 20 of Baltimore’s best restaurants, caterers and chefs, paired with enticing drinks. Adding to the fun will be celebrity judges, the People’s Choice competition, entertainment, raffles and a silent auction. Admission to this business causal evening is $100/person.....Continue