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Truths about organ donation

7 truths about organ donation

April is National Donate Life Month. It’s a time to celebrate those who have been donors and given the gift of life. It’s also an opportunity to educate people about the difference they can make by choosing to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.

There are many inaccuracies and misconceptions about organ donation. Get the facts about becoming an organ donor.

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Letter to my donor's parents

A letter to my donor's parents

"I am extremely grateful to you, but I am also so very sorry for your loss...Every day I live is a celebration because of you..."

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Nephrotic syndrome

What is Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms that, together, show that your kidneys are not working as well as they should...

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Catch up on our monthly webinars

Every month we host free webinars for patients and caregivers on a range of kidney disease topics. Visit our website to view the upcoming webinars and to catch up on the recordings you may have missed...

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Online course

New online CE course for professionals

Take our free course, Managing Hyperphosphatemia, to understand the challenges health professionals face in managing hyperphosphatemia in their patients and identify effective tools you can employ in your own practice...

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Create your plan for the future

Did you know you can donate estate assets to the American Kidney Fund? Download our personal estate planning course to learn how...

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