Dialysis: Change is Online

Dialysis: Change is Online

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The National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) provides comprehensive health risk appraisals to assess kidney function and key risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD), including hypertension and diabetes. Since 1997, this rapidly expanding program has screened more than 125,000 individuals. About 20,000 people were screened in 2008 alone.

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Three times a week, in a plain red-brick building near the Pentagon City mall in Arlington, a machine keeps me alive.