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Patients Living Longer on Dialysis

By Kerry Willis, PhD, NKF Chief Scientific Officer Over 450,000 Americans with kidney failure depend on dialysis to stay alive, and since 1999 survival rates have continued to increase among this highly vulnerable population, as summarized in the United States … Continue reading

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Support Federal Funding for Kidney Disease Research and Programs

By Kevin Longino, Interim Chief Executive Officer, National Kidney Foundation Each year, federal funding for kidney disease must be appropriated by Congress.  Important work is being done at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Diabetes … Continue reading

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