Monthly Archives: June 2014

The National Kidney Foundation Supports Legislation to Promote Research, Strengthen Education, and Improve Care Coordination for People with Kidney Disease

The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814), introduced by Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA) and John Lewis (D-GA), aims to promote chronic kidney disease (CKD) research and education, expand care coordination efforts and protect access to … Continue reading

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Proposed Food Label Changes May Help Kidney Patients Make Better Choices, but More is Needed

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs to hear from you on proposed changes to the food label.  The FDA is proposing to add the amounts of calcium and potassium to the nutrition facts on food labels.  This is a … Continue reading

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National Kidney Foundation Calls Congress’s Attention to the Need for Cures, Better Treatment for Kidney Disease

On May 1, 2014, the House Energy and Commerce Committee launched the 21st Century Cures Initiative to help Members of Congress gain greater insight on the barriers to developing new cures and improved treatments for various diseases.  To make sure … Continue reading

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