AAKP Blog

2019 National Patient Meeting: Meet Planning Committee Member, Renee Bova-Collis

By Trevor Wymer, AAKP Communications Intern Renee Bova-Collis has worked in the field of kidney disease since 1993. As the ...
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2019 National Patient Meeting – Meet the Planning Committee: Nancy Uhland, NP

By Trevor Wymer, AAKP Communications Intern Nancy Uhland, NP is a family nurse practitioner that specializes in Nephrology for George ...
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Teenage Brother & Sister Receive Kidney Transplants Together

By Deborah Pelaez, AAKP Marketing & Communications Manager John Ben (18) and Ava (14) are the teenage children of John ...
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There’s a Grant for That: Start Your Search Today

Did you know there are resources to help kidney patients find funding to support ideas for education, advocacy, or helping ...
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May 22 is National Gout Day

By Suzanne Ruff, Living Donor, AAKP Board of Director Two kidney transplant recipients who have suffered from gout were kind ...
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The Facts Behind Immunosuppressant Medication

By Brian Hess, AAKP BOD Posted: May 9, 2019 Today, one of the greatest ways a person can help to ...
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AAKP 2019 National Patient Meeting – Meet the Planning Committee: Patrick Gee

By Melinda Starling, AAKP Communications Intern Patrick Gee (Richmond, VA) experienced kidney failure in April 2013 before beginning dialysis in ...
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Keeping Your Kids (and their Kidneys) Healthy and Happy While in the Sun!

By: Ken Sutha, MD, PhD, Fellow in Pediatrics - Nephrology; Guest writer for AAKP's Pediatric Kidney Pals e-newsletter Spring is ...
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The Unsung Heroes: Immunosuppressive Drugs

By Suzanne Ruff, AAKP Board of Director, Living Donor, Author of The Reluctant Donor Oh, how I wish Congress understood ...
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An Overview of the Kidney Patient Summit in Washington D.C.

By Bruce Tippets, AAKP Ambassador American Association of Kidney Patients’ Ambassadors (AAKP) made a huge impact by telling their personal ...
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