Monthly Archives: April 2015

Support Federal Funding for Kidney Disease Research and Programs

By Kevin Longino, Interim Chief Executive Officer, National Kidney Foundation Each year, federal funding for kidney disease must be appropriated by Congress.  Important work is being done at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Diabetes … Continue reading

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NKF Unites with other Chronic Disease Organizations to Improve Patient Care

Did you know that the number one cause of death, disability and rising health care costs in the US is chronic illness? Diseases such as diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, and depression affect the quality of life for 145 million … Continue reading

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My Kidney Story

By Kevin Longino, Interim CEO, National Kidney Foundation  My name is Kevin Longino and I am a kidney transplant recipient, long-time kidney care advocate and the new interim CEO for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). As someone who has a … Continue reading

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