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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Lauren Figge

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Lauren Figge

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Britta Jones

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Britta Jones

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Jenifer Odom

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Jenifer Odom

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Crystal Mosely

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Crystal Mosely

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Neyhart Scholarship Accepting Applications for 2014 Award

Neyhart Scholarship Accepting Applications for 2014 Award

The Neyhart Scholarship, created by Clara and Greg Neyhart, will award its third scholarship in July of 2014.

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Four Bertie County Citizens Serve as Local Spokespersons

Four Bertie County Citizens Serve as Local Spokespersons

New billboards serve as part of the Kidney Education Outreach Program's media campaign.

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New research shows that a life without immunosuppression may eventually be possible for kidney transplant patients

Research coming from several transplant centers is now showing that it may be possible to use blood cells and bone marrow cells from kidney donors to reduce the need for immunosuppressants.

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Runners, Walkers, Volunteers Support the Third Annual Kidney Kare 5K

The rain held out for the hundreds of runners, walkers and volunteers who turned out for the third annual Kidney Kare 5K, which was held under sunny Chapel Hill skies on March 15, 2008. This annual event raises funds for the Kidney Education Outreach Program (KEOP) and brings kidney disease to the attention of the local community.

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Spring 2008 KEOP Screenings

Spring 2008 KEOP Screenings

Some highlights of kidney screenings from the spring of 2008.

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23rd Annual Meeting of the GDCN Takes Place

23rd Annual Meeting of the GDCN Takes Place

The Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network (GDCN) provides a way for health care professionals and patients to work together to learn more about diseases that affect the filters (glomeruli) in the kidney. Every year, kidney doctors, nurses, and pathologists in the network meet up for continuing education and to review ongoing and new studies involving patients with glomerular disease.

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Summer 2008 KEOP Screenings

Summer 2008 KEOP Screenings

Some highlights of kidney screenings from the summer of 2008.

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KEOP screening team shares victory with Greensboro Grasshoppers

KEOP screening team shares victory with Greensboro Grasshoppers

The impressive NewBridge Bank Park, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, a Class A affiliate of the Florida Marlins, was the site of a CKD screening and awareness activity on Wednesday, June 25th.

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NC/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Holds December Meeting

NC/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Holds December Meeting

The North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group met on December 6, 2008 at Duke University’s John Hope Franklin Center in Durham. There were 38 attending, including 21 vasculitis patients. We welcomed 10 patients, family members and friends attending for the first time.

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Seventh Annual NC Fun Ride for Vasculitis Foundation Raises Over $6,700

Seventh Annual NC Fun Ride for Vasculitis Foundation Raises Over $6,700

On Saturday, October 18 the 7th Annual NC Fun Ride in Burlington, NC raised over $6,700 and the tally is still growing.

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Kidney Center Celebrates Brewster Gift

Kidney Center Celebrates Brewster Gift

A celebration took place on March 10 to recognize the family of Shirley Gilman, who bequeathed $4.7 million of her estate to the UNC Kidney Center’s Transplant Program.

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Kidney Kare 5K in Photos

Kidney Kare 5K in Photos

The fourth annual Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk of 2009 on March 21 was a huge success, with more than 350 runners and walkers participating.

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NC Fun Ride Raises Over $9,000 for Vasculitis Research, Awareness and Support

NC Fun Ride Raises Over $9,000 for Vasculitis Research, Awareness and Support

On Saturday, April 18, 2009 the annual NC Fun Ride in Graham, North Carolina raised over $9,000 for the Vasculitis Foundation and the total is still growing.

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GDCN Convenes for 24th Annual Meeting

GDCN Convenes for 24th Annual Meeting

The 24th Annual Meeting of the Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network (GDCN) convened last weekend in Chapel Hill, NC. The GDCN is a network of health care professionals and researchers that help recruit patents into a long-term registry that seeks to learn more about diseases that affect the filters (glomeruli) in the kidney.

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