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Understanding and Managing Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

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 from Dr. Ajay Gupta, MD, the signs and symptoms of anemia, why individuals with kidney disease get anemia, tests to determine if you have anemia caused by kidney disease and effective ways to treat and manage this condition.

This educational webinar is proudly supported by an educational donation by Rockwell Medical.

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017  Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the webinar.


Dr. Ajay Gupta, MD

From 2002 to 2009, Dr. Gupta was an Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA and Charles Drew University Schools of Medicine in Los Angeles where he had an active nephrology practice. Dr. Gupta is the inventor of dialysate iron therapy using Soluble Ferric Pyrophosphate (SFP) as well as the inventor of intravenous (IV) iron therapy using slow continuous infusion of SFP. He has filed a number of patents in the areas of drugs, medical devices and diagnostic tests. Dr. Gupta earned his MBBS degree and completed his residency in Internal Medicine from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. In 1990, he completed a Nephrology Clinical/Research Fellowship from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. He has served on the faculty at Washington University, St. Louis; State University of New York, Syracuse; University of Alabama, Birmingham and Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; MI. Dr. Gupta is the founder and Chairman of the Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research; earned his MBBS degree and completed his residency in Internal Medicine for AII India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; has completed a clinical fellowship in Nephrology from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan and a research fellowship in Nephrology from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri



The AAKP HealthLine is a webinar-based program (with the conference call option still available for those without a computer) that conveniently educates patients and their family members on a variety of important health care topics from the comfort of their home or office. HealthLine addresses many issues patients with kidney disease face such as diet/nutrition, mention/social/emotional health, medication management, renal replacement treatment options, co-morbid conditions kidney patients cope with such as hyperparathyroidism, bone disease, anemia, heart disease, and much more.

All webinar programs are one-hour long, feature two to three expert speakers and allow for live audience question and answer session toward the end of each session. All HealthLine programs are recorded and archived on the AAKP website for continued patient education. More than 5,000 individuals have participated in a HealthLine webinar.

How do I register?
Call (800) 749-AAKP to register or register online by clicking on the link on the program event page.

Who organizes each AAKP HealthLine program?
All webinars are organized by AAKP and feature leading health care professionals. Participation is FREE.

Can I ask a question during the webinar?
AAKP HealthLine is an interactive program. Time is provided at the end of each webinar for a brief question and answer session.


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