AAKP Blog

AAKP 2019 National Patient Meeting – Meet the Planning Committee: Daronta Briggs

By Melinda Starling, AAKP Communications Intern Daronta Briggs (Hampton, VA) was diagnosed with kidney disease in early 2008 and began ...
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STATEMENTS FROM THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS – RESPONSE TO HHS SECRETARY ALEX AZAR REMARKS ON KIDNEY CARE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Deborah Pelaez Marketing and Communications Manager (800) 749-AAKP; dpelaez@aakp.org STATEMENTS FROM ...
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Online Support Groups for Kidney Patients

By Denise Steininger, AAKP Ambassador My name is Denise Steininger. I was diagnosed with IGA Neuropathy in Dec of 2017 ...
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Walking for Kidney Transplants

By Jim Myers, AAKP Board Member, Ambassador Posted: February 5, 2019 I have often been asked why I take such ...
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Message from AAKP President: Winter 2019

Welcome to 2019! As we enter the new year, I want to thank AAKP’s professional staff as well as our ...
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AAKP Innovator Series: FAST BioMedical – Bruce Molitoris, Co-Founder and Medical Director, and Joe Muldoon, CEO

FAST BioMedical is a private, Indiana-based, late clinical stage medical technology company. They have developed technology for quantifying clinically relevant ...
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How My Father Got Involved in Battling Kidney Disease 50 Years Ago

By Suzanne Ruff, AAKP Board of Director How does someone without kidney disease help those with kidney disease? “It isn’t ...
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AAKP Ambassador Bruce Tippets – I’m going back to DC for the Kidney Summit (posted Jan. 28, 2019)

AAKP Ambassador, Bruce Tippets, a journalist in Utah, shares his excitement in being asked to share his kidney story at ...
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KIDNEY PROFESSIONALS NAMED AS 2019 MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 17, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Deborah Pelaez Marketing and Communications Manager (800) 749-AAKP dpealez@aakp.org KIDNEY PROFESSIONALS ...
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One Call Can Change a Man’s Life: The Powerful Story of Bruce Tippets (posted Dec. 17, 2018)

Written by Melinda Starling, AAKP Communications Intern Chronic kidney disease takes a toll on anybody. Add to that years of ...
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