KCP Members Head to Capitol Hill to Advocate for Improvements in Kidney Care

An estimated 37 million US adults – 1 in 7 – have chronic kidney disease (CKD), and 90 percent of them have no idea. Furthermore, having diabetes and/or heart disease are major contributing factors leading to CKD. With tens of millions more adults at risk for developing CKD and a health care system inadequately prepared…

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Prioritizing Mental Health for Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease

Many studies have shown us that living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD) can have adverse impacts on individuals’ mental health. Patients are already juggling numerous responsibilities on top of dialysis treatments: jobs, personal lives, medications, maintaining a proper diet, and more. Depression, anxiety, and stress, common among CKD patients,…

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