By AAKP BOD and Ambassador, Dave WhiteRead More
By Kent Bressler, AAKP BOD and Ambassador My nephew, Todd Bressler, is a kind, mellow, hardworking father of three. He and his wife Shanna found out that their fourth child, who they would name Grayson, would be born without kidneys and profoundly limited lung function. When Todd called and told me I thought immediately of Representative Jaime Hererra-Beutler, (R-WA) who received news that their child would be born without kidneys in 2013.Read More
AAKP Ambassador Mary Baliker shares her story with AAKP Pediatric Kidney Pals readers…. Written By: Deborah Pelaez, AAKP Marketing and Communications Manager Originally published in the August 2018 AAKP Pediatric Kidney Pals E-Newsletter At age nine, Mary was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease and doctors told her parents that she only had six months to live. This was in the early 1970s in Wisconsin when children did not receive dialysis; dialysis was a daylong treatment. At this time, chil...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT:Deborah Pelaez, Marketing and Communications ManagerDirect: (813) 400-2394 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org LARGEST KIDNEY PATIENT GROUP BACKS ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY DEVELOPMENT Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the nation’s oldest and largest, fully independent kidney patient organization announced plans to join patient research efforts for The Kidney Project.Read More
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest independent kidney patient organization in the U.S., believes The Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act (H.R. 4143 / S. 2065) severely restricts patient freedom of choice. CLICK HERE to take action on this important issue.