Legal Protections for Living Organ Donors Are Increasing. But More Needs to Be Done.

There is newfound momentum for laws that protect living organ donors, with eight states enacting new legislation in the past several months. Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio and Virginia are making strides in increasing living donor protections. The American Kidney Fund (AKF) has been leading efforts at the state and federal levels to…

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Executive Director’s Corner: Considering Kidney Disease Detection & Prevention

I believe one of the biggest questions of our time in the kidney care space right now is “How do we maximize care and improve patient outcomes while lowering costs?” I think the answer lies early in the care continuum – slowing and even preventing progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Certainly, keeping people from…

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