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National Kidney Foundation
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To enhance the lives of everyone with, at risk of or affected by kidney disease.
To enhance the lives of everyone with, at risk of or affected by kidney disease.

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Potassium is an important nutrient that helps keep your heart healthy and your muscles working right. But too much potassium can be dangerous, especially if you have kidney disease. Here's what you need to know. 

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In honor of National Kidney Month, our CEO, Kevin Longino shares his personal story with Community Health Charities. Read more to find out why he chose NKF and how you can take steps to identify your cause. http://bit.ly/1TJ6GjV

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Visit our charity spotlight page on Legacy.com and have your gift doubled by a special matching gift challenge—www.legacy.com/NKF
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Oregon health insurers are battling with providers of #kidney disease #dialysis, and advocates say patients are getting caught in the middle. NKF weighs in: 

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Good thing #BBQ season is over! A diet high in barbecued meat may increase the risk of developing #kidney #cancer, scientists have found:
 
http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/11-Nov-2015/barbecued-meat-may-increase-kidney-cancer-risk

Research: over HALF of Americans have uncontrolled #highbloodpressure. Hypertension is a leading cause of #kidney disease.

http://www.renalandurologynews.com/hypertension/half-of-americans-have-uncontrolled-hypertension/article/453655/

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A small, experimental wearable device has moved a step closer to helping patients who rely on kidney #dialysis, according to a report.
http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/11/health/wearable-artificial-kidney-dialysis-study/

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NKF's Dr. Leslie Spry is on +The Huffington Post talking about #Diabetic #Kidney Disease: A Key to Earlier Diagnosis http://huff.to/1NNRi1X
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