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People with kidney disease and transplant recipients are at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19. Learn how to protect yourself and reduce your risk of exposure to the virus. Click here...Continue

Western Maryland Ride

  Join US in Cumberland, Maryland at Canal Place for the 2018 Ride  Event! When: Saturday, September 29, 2018 Where: Canal Place and Great Allegheny Passage Time: Registration begins at 9:00am, the event ends at 3:00pm Want to support a team or individual? Click here to make your tax-deductible donation today! Unite with your community, friends, and family to support.....Continue

Are you prepared?

Ask your dialysis facility about the emergency plan in case of a snowstorm, fire, power outage or other natural disasters. Make sure you have the names, locations and phone numbers of other dialysis units and hospitals in your area. If you dialyze at home, make sure you have at least two weeks’ worth of unexpired supplies on hand. If you have to.....Continue

Spice Recipe

  Here is a SPICE RECIPE that is sure to keep a kick in your kidney friendly lifestyle. When using this recipe it is important to make sure to blend the spices well.  3 Tbsp. celery seed 1 Tbsp. onion powder 1 tsp. garlic powder 2 Tbsp. crushed oregano 1 Tbsp. crushed thyme 1-1/2 tsp. ground bay leaf 1-1-2 tsp......Continue

Compare in-center dialysis facilities online

Information on more than 5,600 U.S. dialysis centers is available online through the “Dialysis Facility Compare” website. You can compare different facilities based on: geography quality hours available and more  ..Continue

American Favorite Blend

This American Favorite Blend of seasoning is low and sodium and good for you kidneys. When using this recipe it is important to make sure to blend the spices well.  5 tsp. Onion Powder 1 Tbsp. Garlic Powder 1 Tbsp. Paprika 1 Tbsp Dry Mustard 1 Tsp Thyme 1/2 Tsp White Pepper 1/2 Tsp Celery Seed Yield: about 1/4 cup...Continue

5 Stages of Kidney Disease


Benefits of Exercise

  There are five main benefits to exercise: Improves heart function Reduces the risk of diabetes Helps to control blood sugar Improves muscle strength Helps with anxiety & depression Benefits specifically reported by dialysis patients:  Better sleep  More energy  More muscle strength  Better able to do the thing they have to do in their lives  *Regular exercise is important for those.....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

Savory Saturday Cinnamon – Baked Pears

Did you know that Pears are good for your kidney function? Well they are! Pears help to stimulate urine elimination and kidney function to reduce edema, nefritis, kidney stones, cystitis, renal inadequacy and inflammation of the prostate.  Eating pears several times a week will help maintain good kidney health! Pears are an excellent course of fiber which is good for.....Continue