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FREE KIDNEY HEALTH SCREENINGS DURING “FLORIDA KIDNEY DAY” ON NOVEMBER 6, 2019

For Immediate Release FREE KIDNEY HEALTH SCREENINGS DURING “FLORIDA KIDNEY DAY” ON NOVEMBER 6, 2019 Healthmap Solutions Joins Florida Renal Association and National Kidney Foundation of Florida to raise awareness of kidney disease NOVEMBER 5, 2019, TAMPA, FLORIDA — Healthmap Solutions, a rapidly growing national Kidney Health Management (KHM) company, today announced its partnership with […]

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Center of Disease Control and Prevention:  Most People with CKD Still Don’t Know They Have It

Center of Disease Control and Prevention: Most People with CKD Still Don’t Know They Have It

The higher estimate in the number of Americans affected by chronic kidney disease, versus statistics reported in previous years, is due to several factors including an aging population and increased prevalence of risk factors such as diabetes and hypertension, according to the CDC. Approximately 90 percent of people who have CKD are not even aware […]

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NKF of Florida Releases Program Accomplishments for  fiscal year of 2019

NKF of Florida Releases Program Accomplishments for fiscal year of 2019

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. NKF of Florida is a vital resource for kidney patients and their families – […]

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President Trump Announces Administration’s Bold Vision for Transforming Kidney Care

Contact: Savanna Lanza, 407-894-7325 slanza@kidneyfla.org For Immediate Release: July 10, 2019 President Trump Announces Administration’s Bold Vision for Transforming Kidney Care New York, NY, July 10, 2019—Today President Trump announced a bold vision for transforming kidney care for the estimated 37 million Americans affected by kidney disease. During a speech at the Ronald Reagan International […]

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Reflections on a Journey of Faith with Kidney Disease

The Beginning “It’s time for you to think about going on the transplant list”, these were the words from our Nephrologist and they will forever ring in our ears.  It was the defining moment of hearing your kidneys are failing for my husband.  “This is a good time to start the process since you’re not […]

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NKFF Konica Minolta Golf Classic a Smashing Success!

Local Golfers Primed for Pebble Beach National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic raises $275,000 Lakeland ,FL — 8 local golfers qualify to take their game to Pebble Beach after winning the National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic at Lone Palm Golf Club on April 18thand 19th Mike Russ, Mike Russ Jr., Jason Russ […]

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2019 Miami Kidney Walk

On Sunday, March 17th, The National Kidney Foundation of Florida (NKFF) hosted the 2019 Miami Kidney Walk. The walk took place at 10:00am at Doral Central Park, an amazing new and improved venue for the annual Kidney Walk. The “free” walk was a fun and inspiring community fundraiser that’s not just about kidney disease, but […]

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NKF KEEP Program Hosted in Jacksonville

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida participated in the Inaugural First Coast Health Disparities Summit at UF Health Jacksonville. During this event, the NKFF performed a free kidney health check to all of the event participants. The purpose of this event was to promote kidney health awareness and identify those at […]

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