Monthly Archives: October 2013

Obamacare Uncovered: Weighing Your Options

Nearly three weeks into the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplaces, many people trying to understand their options for health insurance have experienced glitches in online access. However, once they do manage to get a peek at options and costs, … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month

October is Hispanic Heritage Month and given that Hispanics have an increased risk of kidney failure, we thought we would take the opportunity to share with you a post from our Staying Healthy Blog.  This post is written by an … Continue reading

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National Kidney Foundation Collaborates with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Enhance the Development of Effective Treatments for Kidney Disease

Despite the high prevalence of kidney disease in the U.S. there are few treatments available to directly treat it.  The underlying causes of kidney disease are diverse and the progression of kidney dysfunction is slow and often without symptoms. How … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown: Healthcare and Social Security Continue

By Troy Zimmerman, Vice President, Government Relations, National Kidney Foundation As you may know, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate were unable to reach a compromise to fund Federal agencies for the fiscal year that began October 1, … Continue reading

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