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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,…

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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…

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New Article Highlights Kidney Community’s Response to COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic may be far from over, but the way our community responded to the pandemic undoubtedly saved many lives. In a recent article…

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Kidney Disease and Mental Health

Those of us who work closely with kidney patients know all too well that kidney disease takes not only a serious physical toll, but for…

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The Importance of Patient Choice in Home Dialysis

Whether by carrot or by stick, the 2019 Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative (AAKHI) Executive Order and its associated voluntary (Kidney Care Choices) and mandatory…

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Raising Awareness: April is National Donate Life Month

The North American Transplant Coordinators Organization (NATCO) has been providing education and professional development for donation and transplant professionals for over 40 years. Our organization…

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Member Spotlight: Improving Care for Individuals with CKD

KCP’s membership represents the entire kidney community – from patients to therapeutic innovators and manufacturers. We all work together to improve care, increase access and…

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Reflecting on 50 Years of Living with Kidney Disease

I’ve lived with kidney disease since the age of 2, back when the medical world was first learning how to treat the disease. I was…

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World Kidney Day Offers Opportunity to Reflect & Chart a Course Forward

Kidney care has been a part of my life for almost a decade. Being on dialysis and having to move out of my home state…

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Recognizing Nephrology Nurses During National Kidney Month

At KCP, we are proud to represent a diverse coalition of organizations that represent the entire kidney community. We know that quality kidney care is…

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