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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Kidney Community Advocacy Day 2017

Advocates from ASN and 21 other organizations representing the community of kidney care patients and professionals visited Capitol Hill Tuesday, September 19 to advocate on behalf of the 40 million Americans living with kidney diseases for increased funding of kidney research at the National Institutes of Health, and passage of the Living Donor Protection Act of 2017. Fact sheets on these messages, statistics about the impact of kidney diseases, and a list of participating organizations can be found below: