The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) annual Kidney Walk, involving over 5,500 teams, 85,000 individuals, at nearly 100 locations across the country this past Sunday, March 24, 2019, was a rousing success. Nationwide, the event raised over $136,000 (88%) of the goal of $155,000. That, of course, was with the help of the Washington University nephrology […]
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WU Nephrology Celebrates World Kidney Day
The annual celebration of World Kidney Day is underway. The global campaign, a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations, raises awareness of the prevalence of kidney disease and the need for strategies for kidney disease prevention and management. The event takes place the second Thursday of […]
World Kidney Day Focusing on Women’s Kidney Health. How Will You Celebrate?
World Kidney Day (WKD) and the International Women’s Day 2018 fall on the same day this year, March 8, giving us the opportunity to reflect on the importance of women’s health – specifically their kidney health. WKD is an annual, global campaign to stress the importance of kidney health, to reduce the impact of disease, […]