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Our vision: A world without kidney disease.
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7 Truths about Organ Donation

7 truths about organ donation

Right now, there are more than 100,000 people on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. We celebrate those who have been donors and given the gift of life. We'd also like to take an opportunity to educate you about the difference you can make by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor. Dr. David Klassen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer for United Network for Organ Sharing, outlines 7 truths you should know about organ donation.

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Message for Organ Donors

11 messages people have for their donors

We asked our Facebook community what they would tell their kidney donor if they could...

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Heart disease and kidney disease

The connection between your heart and kidneys

February is Heart Health Month! Learn about how heart disease affects your kidneys...

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Kidney disease risk for African-Americans

For Black History Month, make the present count by getting tested and making healthier choices...

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Webinar: Overview and keys for successful management of CKD

Learn about kidney disease and the treatment options available...

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Mike Embach

Hockey vs. kidney disease

Fort Wayne Komets hockey player Mike Embach and fans raised money for AKF in honor of Mike's mother as she awaited a kidney transplant...

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