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Kidney Disease

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About Kidney Disease

Welcome to the National Kidney Foundation's Community for people affected by Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)! In this community you will find a safe and supportive space where you can share your experiences, ask questions, and get answers that are accurate and up to date.

Fueled by passion and urgency, NKF is a lifeline for all people affected by kidney disease. As pioneers of scientific research and innovation, NKF focuses on the whole patient through the lens of kidney health. Relentless in our work, we enhance lives through action, education and accelerating change.

Guidelines Highlights

Be kind, respectful, and understanding of one another
Actively listen & have in mind that everyone deals with their own private challenges
Post from your own experience
"For me, this worked..." rather than "You should do this..."
This is a space for peer to peer and emotional support
The community does not replace the relationship or advice given by your healthcare professional
This community should not be used for commercial or personal promotion
No selling, no fundraising, no spam, no surveys
No political content
Let's focus on individual health experiences
Provide your sources of information
Use well-known sources of information and add the URL to your reply or post

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