National Kidney Foundation
By: Lyric Hayden-Lanier
About the
National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the leading
organization in the U.S., dedicat...
Did you know?
1 in 3 American adults is at high risk for developing kidney disease
1 in 9 American adults has kidney disea...
National Georgia
Interview with
Henry Well
Program Director
• His main job is to ensure NKF
recruites the volunteers they so
greatly depend...
My volunteer experience
“NKF is a great place to volunteer. I obtained new
knowledge on a topic I didn’t originally know
m...
References:
Frasier, S.D., Roderick, P.J., (2013). Prevalence and associations of limited health literacy in chronic
kidne...
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National Kidney Foundation

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  • 1. National Kidney Foundation By: Lyric Hayden-Lanier
  • 2. About the National Kidney Foundation The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the leading organization in the U.S., dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.
  • 3. Did you know? 1 in 3 American adults is at high risk for developing kidney disease 1 in 9 American adults has kidney disease and most don’t know it Kidney disease kills over 90,000 Americans every year African Americans are 3 times more likely to experience kidney failure Hispanics are 1½ times more likely to experience kidney failure
  • 4. National Georgia
  • 5. Interview with Henry Well Program Director • His main job is to ensure NKF recruites the volunteers they so greatly depend on. • NKF tackles kidney disease on the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels! • “Your Kidneys and You” • KEEP Healthy • Patient Empowerment Workshops
  • 6. My volunteer experience “NKF is a great place to volunteer. I obtained new knowledge on a topic I didn’t originally know much about.. The “Your Kidneys and You” program developed my presentation skills. Most of all, I enjoyed dedicating my time and effort to such a great cause!” Learn more at www.kidney.org Kidney Disease and Health Literacy: Using Health Literacy to Improve Patient Care and Outcomes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= x-bg70l44pw Ask-Tell-Ask for patients who have chronic kidney disease. https://youtu.be/RAJllYU0Glk
  • 7. References: Frasier, S.D., Roderick, P.J., (2013). Prevalence and associations of limited health literacy in chronic kidney disease: a systemic review. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23222414 National Institutes of Health. (2014). Kidney Disease Statistics for the United States. Bethesda, Maryland: Author. Retrieved from http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/KUDiseases/pubs/kustats/ National Kidney Foundation, Inc. (2015). New York, New York: Retrieved from http://www.kidney.org Palomino, J. (2015). Georgia’s dialysis crisis: Living, and dying, on a mechanical kidney. Retrieved from http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/2/27/georgias-dialysis-crisis-living-and-dying-on-a- mechanical-kidney.html The Cobb County Health Status Report. (2014). Cobb2020. Author. Retrieved from http://cobb2020.com/documents/The_Cobb_County_Health_Status_Report.pdf

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