A message from the AAKP MAB Chairman To Florida Dialysis Patients (posted Sept. 6, 2017)

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A message from the AAKP MAB Chairman To Florida Dialysis Patients A hurricane is coming in a few days, watch the news and optimally try to get out of its path – evacuate if appropriate. Make sure you have enough medications. Immediately after a hurricane, many of the roads to dialysis units may be flooded or blocked, possibly preventing you from receiving your treatment. Please restrict your fluids. Avoid foods containing potassium or salt. Call your dialysis unit hotlines for information regarding the status of your unit. Do not attempt to drive into water on roads. Turn around.
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AAKP NATIONAL PATIENT MEETING POSTPONED WITH HURRICANE IRMA APPROACHING

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Deborah Pelaez, 813-400-2394 or dpelaez@aakp.org TAMPA, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest independent patient-led kidney advocacy organization, headquartered in Tampa, FL, announced that its 43rd National Patient Meeting, which was set for September 8th to 10th in St. Petersburg, FL is being rescheduled due to the approach of Hurricane Irma.
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