Monthly Archives: April 2016

NKF submits testimony on Department of Health and Human Services funding

The National Kidney Foundation continues to show its leadership role in the fight against Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and its priorities in promoting detection, management, and transplantation programs.¬† In testimony submitted to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, NKF discussed … Continue reading

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FDA Commissioner Speaks to Health Community

By Troy Zimmerman, Vice President of the National Kidney Foundation Most Americans are familiar with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its role in protecting our health, but did you know FDA regulates more than 20 cents of every … Continue reading

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Off to a Great Start

The Living Donor Protection Act (H.R. 4616/S.2584) is gaining momentum. On April 12th, 11 Representatives became co-sponsors of the bill.¬† This legislation was introduced by Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Michael Burgess, MD (R-TX) in the House of Representatives, … Continue reading

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Highlighting a Kidney Advocacy Committee Liaison

Kidney Advocacy Committee Patient Liaison Melissa Tuff has proven that she is a tireless advocate for kidney disease patients. On March 7th and 8th, she joined the National Kidney Foundation and around 100 advocates in Washington, DC as part of … Continue reading

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