U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Real Stories

​Watch videos of real people sharing their kidney stories and knowledge.​​​​​

Videos

Videos

Cynthia Shares Her Experience with Kidney Disease
Cynthia Shares Her Experience with Kidney Disease (1:24)

Patient Cynthia Allen talks about finding out she had kidney disease without having any symptoms.

Diabetes Educator on NKDEP Fact Sheets
Diabetes Educator on NKDEP Fact Sheets (0:40)

"A diabetes educator discusses the sodium, potassium, and protein fact sheets at the 2010 American Association of Diabetes Educators conference."

Diabetes Educator Reviews NKDEP Brochures
Diabetes Educator Reviews NKDEP Brochures (0:27)

A diabetes educator reviews NKDEP brochures at the 2011 American Association of Diabetes Educators Conference.

Dietitian on Using NKDEP Materials
Dietitian on Using NKDEP Materials (0:36)

A dietitian discusses using NKDEP materials to teach friends and family about kidney disease at the 2010 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.

Dietitian Reviews NKDEP Diet Fact sheets
Dietitian Reviews NKDEP Diet Fact sheets (:13)

A dietitian reviews NKDEP’s fact sheets for patients not on dialysis at the 2010 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.

Discuss Kidney Health with Your Family and Faith Community
Discuss Kidney Health with Your Family and Faith Community (3:50)

This video will teach you why it is important to talk about kidney health with your family and faith community.

Faith Leader Talks About Kidney Disease
Faith Leader Talks About Kidney Disease (1:09)

Dr. Shelton Murphy gives back to his community by educating his faith organization about kidney disease.

Family Health Leader Uses NKDEP Guide at Her Reunion
Family Health Leader Uses NKDEP Guide at Her Reunion (2:45)

A family reunion planner talks about using NKDEP’s Family Reunion Health Guide to start conversations about kidney health.

Family Reunion Attendee on Using NKDEP Materials
Family Reunion Attendee on Using NKDEP Materials (0:14)

Tom Joyner Family Reunion attendee Gaye Castell discusses the NKDEP Family Reunion Health Guide.

Health Champion on Using NKDEP Materials
Health Champion on Using NKDEP Materials (2:00)

Pamela Williams talks about using NKDEP’s Family Reunion Health Guide and Kidney Sundays Toolkit with her family and faith community.

Health Champion Shares How She Uses NKDEP Materials
Health Champion Shares How She Uses NKDEP Materials (1:06)

Dr. Bennie Marshall discusses using NKDEP materials to educate faith communities about kidney disease.

How to Host a Kidney Sundays Event
How to Host a Kidney Sundays Event (4:09)

Turner Memorial AME Church shows how to plan a successful Kidney Sundays event.

NIDDK Director Welcomes Kidney Sundays Congregation
NIDDK Director Welcomes Kidney Sundays Congregation (2:06)

Dr. Griffin Rodgers thanks congregations across the nation for hosting Kidney Sundays events.

NKDEP Materials Help Promote Early Detection of CKD
NKDEP Materials Help Promote Early Detection of CKD (1:06)

A health advocate describes how NKDEP materials can educate primary care staff on early kidney disease detection.

NKDEP Tool to Explain Kidney Test Results
NKDEP Tool to Explain Kidney Test Results (0:52)

A diabetes educator reviews “Explaining Your Kidney Test Results” at the 2010 American Association of Diabetes Educators conference.

Reunion Planner Personalizes NKDEP Family Reunion Guid
Reunion Planner Personalizes NKDEP Family Reunion Guid (1:11)

A family reunion planner uses NKDEP’s Family Reunion Health Guide to start kidney health conversations with his family.

Using NKDEP Materials in a Private Practice
Using NKDEP Materials in a Private Practice (0:17)

A dietitian discusses using NKDEP materials in her private practice to help prepare patients for dialysis at the 2010 Food and Nutrition Conference and expo

Using the Eating Right for Kidney Health Fact Sheet
Using the Eating Right for Kidney Health Fact Sheet (0:16)

A dietitian reviews the NKDEP Eating Right for Kidney Health fact sheet at the 2010 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.

Vincent Shares His Experience with Kidney Disease
Vincent Shares His Experience with Kidney Disease (1:41)

Patient Vincent Jordan shares his experience living with kidney disease and being on dialysis

Yvette Shares Her Story of Diabetes Diagnosis
Yvette Shares Her Story of Diabetes Diagnosis (1:21)

Patient Yvette Surls shares her experience being diagnosed with diabetes.

Contact Us

Health Information Center