National Kidney Month Article

Deb Pelaez
I AM MORE THAN MY KIDNEY DISEASE: AAKP AMBASSADORS RESPOND March is National Kidney Month. Help spread the word about kidney disease this month by sharing your personal story, along with educational resources, with your friends, family, and community. Kidney disease is a silent killer–let’s end the silence.
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Of Presidents, Policies, and Patients

Jennifer Duplessie
Former U.S. Civil Service Director Kay C. James recognizing Office of Personnel Management Chief of Staff Paul T. Conway, Sr. Advisor Ed Flynn and Sr. Advisor for Homeland Security Edward V. Hickey III for their efforts to help secure Congressional authorization of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2002. July 10, 2020 Paul T.
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Thoughts on Juneteenth, From AAKP President Richard Knight

David Scott
Mr. Knight is a former hemodialysis patient who received a kidney transplant for a living donor 14 years ago. AAKP is the largest kidney patient organization in America with a proud 50 year history of matching patients to companies conducting clinical trials for new therapeutics, diagnostics and devices.
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Ask the Doc: Exercise in Chronic Kidney Disease and the Elderly

Sidhvi Nekkanti
By Stephen Z. Fadem; MD; FASN; FACP; Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Chairman, AAKP Medical Advisory Board Chronic kidney disease is a progressive condition that leads to a decreased muscle mass and weakness. Often patients became sedentary, but this only worsens the problems related to their disease.
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