Renal Disease can happen to anybody at any age. You won't notice until your kidney shuts down. Once you get it, half of your life will be spent hooked up to dialysis machine, and the other half will be spent waiting for your kidney transplant. Ask your doctor today about diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and a 5-minute kidney test.
You can prevent these from happening to you, your friend, or family.
National Organization for Renal Disease(NORD) is a nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing kidney (renal) disease, diabetes and high blood pressure through education and research.
National Organization for Renal Disease(NORD) strives to provide the latest preventive and critical medical information to populations at high risk for developing renal disease and its precursors through their programs of awareness, prevention, education and research.
In addition, we seek to transform the remedies and delivery systems in which these illnesses are treated for the betterment of individuals and their communities.
NORD promotes organ and tissue transplantation and other progressive therapies in treatment modalities through innovative, cutting edge, research and permanent testing sites until we find an effective way to treat these chronic diseases.
In the past 15 years, we have screened and educated over 100,000 clients.
We have distributed over 200,000 pieces of educational materials related to kidney disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and other related illnesses.
We provide monitoring tools when available for blood pressure and blood glucose.
We have reached over 1,000,000 on television, radio, and cable through various Media resources.