Nutrition, Sign-Ons, and Social Media

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Advocacy in Action

In May, the FDA’s announced final changes to the Nutrition Facts Label found on packaged foods; this will have a huge impact on kidney disease patients!  Beginning on July 28, 2018, manufacturers must list the amount of potassium and calcium contained in packaged foods, making it easier for kidney patients to track their intake of both of these minerals since too much potassium and calcium can negatively impact kidney patients’ health.

Sign-ons for the Living Donor Protection Act (H.R. 4616/S. 2584) have continued to come in; thanks for Kidney Sign
everyone’s efforts in encouraging your Members to join this important legislation.  This month, three additional Senators and five additional Representatives signed onto the legislation, bringing the total to 6 Senators and 29 Representatives.  See the blog “Off to a Great Start” or these links to the House and Senate for full sponsor lists, bill text, and other information.

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