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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Improving the understanding, detection, and management of kidney disease.

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Get Involved

It's easy to become a kidney champion for
your family, faith community, and organization.
All you need to do is get involved.
Talk with Your Family

Make Kidney Health
a Family Affair

Talk with your family about kidney disease and its risk factors at your family reunion.
Start planning now.
Start planning now.
Talk with your faith community

Kidney Sundays Beginnings

Read an article about how Kidney Sundays started.

Read an article about how Kidney Sundays started.
Talk with your family

Get Moving
at Your Family Reunion

Read about fun activities to help your family get active!

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What's
Cooking?

Plan your family's meals using these healthy tips.

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Looking for Free Kidney Health Images?

Download images to use in your patient education materials.

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Three Things You Can Do Right Now:

A tree signifying family.For Your
Family

Walk around the block
with a family member.
While you’re with them,
talk about healthy
kidney habits.

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A candle signifying faith.For Your Faith Community

Volunteer to bring a
healthy dish to your
next congregational
lunch or breakfast.

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A projection screen displaying an illustration of the kidneys.For Your Members

Download images to
use in your professional education materials.

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Talk With
Your Family

Be a kidney champion for your family by taking these simple steps.

Talk With Your
Faith Community

It's easy to get involved with your faith community. Learn how.

Talk With
Your Members

Share NKDEP materials and resources with your patient and professional membership.