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Gout and kidney disease

The myths and facts about gout and kidney disease

Many people have misconceptions about gout and kidney disease - including the common beliefs that gout is the patient's fault and that gout pain isn't that bad. Visit our new resources and take our Goutful quiz to better understand this serious condition.

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SURVEY
Take a survey on new types of treatment

Take a survey on new types of treatment

The Kidney Health Initiative is conducting a survey to understand what people with kidney failure think about possible new types of treatment. The survey asks your opinions about two possible new treatments: wearable treatment options and implantable treatment options. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey - your answers will help clinicians and companies developing new treatments understand patients’ needs.

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WEBINAR
Slowing down CKD

Webinar: Slowing down kidney disease

When you are diagnosed with kidney disease you may wonder, what does this mean? How did I get kidney disease? And what can I do to keep it from getting worse? In our upcoming webinar on September 20, we will provide answers to some of these big questions, with a focus on the ways to keep your kidney disease from getting worse.

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SUPPORT
Donate your car to help patients in need

Make your car go the extra mile

Has your car seen better days? Give your old ride new life by donating it to help people fight kidney disease and get a tax deduction at the same time. By donating your used car, truck, boat, or RV, you can be assured that your contribution will be used to fund critical services and programs for the people we help.

LEARN HOW TO DONATE YOUR VEHICLE >>

HEALTH
Rare diseases

Expanded resources on rare diseases

Rare diseases—those that affect fewer than 200,000 Americans—are often poorly understood, and patients and their families can have difficulty finding information and resources to help. Because many of these diseases can cause permanent damage to the kidneys, we have significantly expanded the information available on our website for rare diseases that can lead to chronic kidney disease and kidney failure.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE RARE DISEASES >>

WEBINAR
Rare disease advocacy

Rare disease advocacy: 5 tips for making your voice heard

In a recent webinar, one of our patient-advocates, Angeles Herrera, discussed her experience with a rare kidney disease and why engaging in advocacy is so important in effecting changes in policy that can help people living with a rare condition. Here are 5 takeaways from the webinar for patients, family members and loved ones who are interested in advocating for their rare disease.

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