The National Kidney Foundation
available numbers to participate in the 42nd New
Balance Falmouth Road Race,
Sunday, August 16, 2015.
or support “TEAM KIDNEY”!
Running for the National
Kidney Foundation in the Falmouth Road Race is a competitive and fun event
which calls attention to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney
disease and the need for organ donation.
In New England, the NKF provides early detection screenings and vital patient
and community services. The Foundation conducts extensive public and
professional education, advocates for patients through legislative action, and
supports organ donation kidney research to identify new treatments.
The NKF is working to
reach the 1 in 3 American adults at risk with important prevention
messages before it's too late. Your support of our events has never been more
kidney disease affects 26 million Americans and most don't know it
in 3 American adults, or 73 million people are at increased risk
factors include high blood pressure, diabetes and family history of these
conditions and kidney disease
detection and proper treatment can slow or prevent kidney disease
kidneys fail, patients need dialysis or a transplant to survive
than 94,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for a kidney transplant
the U.S., kidney disease kills 90,000 each year-more people than breast or