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Educational EventsKidney Connections

kidney connections

Date TBD

Location TBD

learn from the experts

connecting you to physicians and resources

In each half-day seminar of Kidney Connections, experts present on treatment options, medications and their side effects, insurance, financial assistance, and behavioral strategies for managing kidney disease. 

Presenters are happy to be resources, and are more than willing to discuss any questions that were not covered in the program.   


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  • Pre-registration online: is requested for all attendees.

  • Donations: to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois are welcome and will help cover additional program expenses.

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Become a significant supporter of research and community health education. Click below to learn more about sponsoring this event.

Location & Details

location & details

updated agenda coming soon!




8:30am Registration | Exhibitor Tables Open | Breakfast

9:00am Welcome Reception

9:10am Seminar


10:00am Break | Exhibitor Tables Open

10:15am Breakout Session 1 




11:05am Break | Exhibitor Tables Open

11:25am  Breakout Session 2

12:15pm Patient Panel

1:00pm   Lunch & Networking

Speakers and topics are subject to change.







Videos & Presentations

kidney health resources

empowering through education

Donating Blood

Find resources and information about dialysis - including toolkits, treatment options, and a clinic finder.

Nurse And Patient

Explore how kidney donations work, get details about becoming a donor, and learn about the process of receiving a kidney.

Nutritional Cooking

 Get the help you need to manage diet and nutrition, and empower yourself to eat and live well with kidney disease.


program sponsors

you make the difference

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is able to support patients and families, conduct free educational seminars, and offer community screening days through the generosity of our passionate supporters, and a remarkable team of dedicated sponsors. Interested in sponsoring this program? Contact Wesley Bauer at

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