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Maddy’s Story

Maddy’s Story

Maddy was born 5 weeks early. Her mother was a high risk pregnancy because she was diabetic. We were told she may have issues when she was born and soon after it was confirmed. Maddy has her first bad UTI before her first birthday and had several back to back which raised concern. She was […]

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The 34th Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Surf Festival

The 34th Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Surf Festival

Nearly 300 professional and amateur surfers competed in the 34th Annual NKF Rich Salick PRO/AM Surf Festival held October 11th-14th at the Westgate Pier in Cocoa Beach.  The popular Surf Festival presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop included world class surfing and the Taste of Brevard/Silent Auction to benefit the National Kidney Foundation of Florida […]

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NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF FLORIDA EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF FLORIDA EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

Orlando, FL October 1st, 2019 – National Kidney Foundation of Florida’s (NKFF) strong financial health and commitment to accountabilityand transparency haveearned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the second time that The National Kidney Foundation of Floridahas earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity […]

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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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