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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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

Make The Kidney Connection News
2010

Talk About Health with Your Family and Friends This Holiday Season
December 10, 2010
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The holiday season often is filled with family and friends, holiday parties, and faith-based traditions. You don't have to be a health expert to spark a kidney health conversation at your holiday gatherings. With the Kidney Sundays Toolkit or Family Reunion Health Guide, you can better understand your risks and talk to loved ones at your place of worship and at home about the importance of kidney health...

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month
November 9, 2010
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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Understanding your family health history can help you and your loved ones stay healthy. This year, the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is focusing on family health history—an important risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes...

Nutrition Tips for Kidney Health
October 27, 2010
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If you or a loved one has chronic kidney disease (CKD), you know the importance of watching your sodium. Eating less sodium helps lower blood pressure and may slow down CKD. It is also important for people with diabetes or high blood pressure to eat less sodium...

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