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Kidney Patients Raise National Health Alert on Phosphorus

Jennifer Duplessie
Kidney Patients Raise National Health Alert on Phosphorus First National Phosphorus Awareness Day is April 5, 2024 Medicare Phosphorus Drug Proposal Undermines Kidney Health Goals For Immediate Release:April 4, 2024 Media Contact:Jennifer RateDirector, Communications & Digital Operationsjrate@aakp.org(813)
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Kidney Patients Highlight Authors to Celebrate National Doctors Day

Jennifer Duplessie
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 28, 2024 MEDIA CONTACT:Jennifer Rate, Director, Communications and Digital Operationsjrate@aakp.org(813) 400-2394 Kidney Patients Highlight Authors to Celebrate National Doctors Day Largest Kidney Patient Group Honors Expert Authors Known for Patient Advocacy Washington, D.C.:
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Charlotte Woodward Organ Transplant Discrimination Prevention Act (H.R. 2706/S. 1183)

Jennifer Duplessie
Supporting Organizations The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) works collaboratively with a group of diverse stakeholders representing the disability and medical community to advocate for the Charlotte Woodward Organ Transplant Discrimination Prevention Act. The following organizations have formally supported the bill:
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Kidney Transplant Gives Taiylor Kriss New Lease on Life After Lifelong Struggle with Disease

Deb Pelaez
Taiylor was just 18 months old when her daycare began having concerns about discolored (greenish) urine and bowel movements. After the daycare team notified her mom, Meaghan, and after many tests, including a kidney biopsy at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Taiylor was diagnosed with X linked Alport syndrome.
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