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Are you experiencing frequent headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, or nausea? These are common symptoms of hypertension, or better known as high blood pressure. Hypertension is a very serious illness that can lead to a life threatening disease if left untreated.  Kidney failure is often due to high blood pressure.  If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, please consult with your doctor.
See What Your Systolic and Diastolic Numbers Mean



“Steps that Count” is sponsored by the American Kidney Fund (AKF). It is a 4-5 mile walk to raise money for programs and services for kidney patients. Let your next step count!

Visit Steps that Count for more information


The American Kidney Fund has announced its 2007 Patient Scholarship Program. “Scholarships will be awarded for education or training in nephrology related health professions.” This is a great opportunity for those with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

For scholarship guidelines and eligibility