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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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NKF KEEP Program Hosted in Orlando

On Saturday, January 5, 2019, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida offered a free kidney health check at Orlando’s Dr James R. Smith Community Center.  The purpose of this event was to promote kidney health awareness and identify those at risk for kidney disease. During this event, participants were assessed for their risk of developing […]

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A Kidney Journey

        Hi.  My name is Stuart Himmelstein and as a General Internal Medicine physician my personal experience of the past few years has been what I would call an enlightening journey.  As a physician, I am used to treating patients with serious medical problems, but when diagnosed with kidney disease leading to end stage kidney […]

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AKEBIA Therapeutics Partners with National Kidney Foundation Of Florida to deliver care packages, Hope to central Florida Dialysis Patients

Orlando, FL– February 15th, 2019 – Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a national health care crisis, and Akebia Therapeutics has made it a priority within their company and the community where they do business. As a part of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Drive for Dialysis corporate volunteer program, employees were also educated about the risk […]

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