Anemia

Anemia October 25, 2019 Debra Roberts WHAT IS ANEMIA?  Our blood consists mainly of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. When a person has anemia, it means that they have fewer red blood cells than normal. Why is that important? Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body. Organs and tissues need oxygen … Continue reading “Anemia”

AAKP Healthline Webinar: Understanding and Managing Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

AAKP Healthline Webinar: Understanding and Managing Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease August 16, 2017 Admin Anemia is common in people with chronic kidney disease. Untreated anemia can leave you feeling weak, tired and in a “fog”. Join us during this educational webinar where you will learn the signs and symptoms of anemia, why individuals with … Continue reading “AAKP Healthline Webinar: Understanding and Managing Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease”

I’ve heard a lot of debate regarding how dialysis patients should be given the anemia drug erythropoietin. What is the preferred method, sub-q or IV?

I’ve heard a lot of debate regarding how dialysis patients should be given the anemia drug erythropoietin. What is the preferred method, sub-q or IV? August 28, 2016 David Scott A correlation between method of administration and clinical result achieved has been known for erythropoietin use in dialysis patients for a decade (NEJM). Application of … Continue reading “I’ve heard a lot of debate regarding how dialysis patients should be given the anemia drug erythropoietin. What is the preferred method, sub-q or IV?”

Anemia

Anemia August 28, 2016 David Scott Questions & Answers About Anemia What is anemia and how is it managed in chronic kidney disease (CKD) before dialysis and after dialysis? Anemia is a disorder where the body does not have enough red blood cells. Red blood cells are necessary because they carry oxygen from the lungs … Continue reading “Anemia”

Medication Management for People with Kidney Disease

Medication Management for People with Kidney Disease October 25, 2019 Admin By Tricia Patterson, BSN, RN Hello AAKP members. My name is Tricia Patterson, BSN, RN. I had the pleasure of attending  the AAKP National Patient Meeting in Washington, DC in September and met many of you and heard some great lectures. I am a … Continue reading “Medication Management for People with Kidney Disease”

2019 Global Summit Presentations

2019 Global Summit Presentations September 16, 2019 Admin May 22, 2019 Opening Remarks – Dominic Raj, MD, DM, FASN, Global Summit Co-Chair, Director, Division of Renal Diseases & Hypertension, GW Panel 1 – Emerging Transformative Initiatives APOL1 and the NIH-APOLLO Study – Barry I. Freedman, MD, FACP, Chief of Nephrology, Wake Forest School of Medicine … Continue reading “2019 Global Summit Presentations”