nat. kidney month FLYER1 in 3 Americans is at risk for kidney disease. The National Kidney Foundation urges everyone to give their kidneys a second thought by getting a checkup and considering becoming a donor. There are more than 26 million Americans who have kidney disease, and most don’t know it because there are often no symptoms until the disease has progressed. Nineteen people die every day in the United States waiting for a kidney transplant. To learn more visit: