Book Review: The Pretend Friend Association – Parts One to Four by Hannah Reimers

Jennifer Duplessie
Self-Published ISBN: 9781520202839 Review by: James Myers, AAKP BOD and Ambassador MEDICAL INFORMATION FOUND ON: www.nephcure.org & www.kidney.org Disclaimer: This book was written by a patient, not a doctor. Please consult with a physician if you have questions about your health.This is a great book!
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Kent’s Kidney Stories with AAKP Ambassador Risa Simon

Melinda Starling
During this episode of Kent’s Kidney Stories, AAKP BOD member/ambassador Kent Bressler speaks with fellow ambassador Risa Simon on the tenth anniversary of her successful kidney transplant.On June 8, 2010, Risa received her transplant from a living donor, which was considered preemptive, and therefore allowed her to bypass dialysis.
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COVID-19 and My Recent Hospitalization

Melinda Starling
I was recently hospitalized in Munster Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana, from May 12 to May 17, 2020. The official diagnosis was Gastrointestinal Hemmorrhage. After a NM GI Bleeding Scan, an Endoscopy, and a Colonoscopy, it was determined that I had Ulcers and Diverticulitis.
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Kent’s Kidney Stories with AAKP BOD/Ambassador Kent Bressler

Melinda Starling
During this special anniversary episode of Kent’s Kidney Stories, Kent Bressler talks about his journey with kidney disease leading up to his transplant 33 years ago. It was on April 30, 1987, that Kent’s brother gave him the best gift he could ask for: a kidney.Working as a Registered Nurse (RN)
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Kent’s Kidney Stories with AAKP Ambassador Payal Shah

Melinda Starling
In the most recent episode of Kent's Kidney Stories, AAKP Board of Directors Member and Ambassador Kent Bressler speaks with Ambassador Payal Shah on her 22nd year post-transplant.Payal reflects on her journey with kidney disease, from being diagnosed to receiving a transplant at the age of 15.
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Gout Awareness

Sidhvi Nekkanti
By Kent Bressler, AAKP BOD/Ambassador, Kidney Transplant Recipient The old adage, which came first the chicken or the egg, kind of explains how it is with gout. Do you get gout from kidney disease or can kidney disease cause gout?
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National High Potassium Awareness Day: Patient Story, Dawn Edwards

AAKP Ambassador, Dawn Edwards is no stranger to the implications of high potassium when it comes to kidney disease. Now, after a few eye-opening experiences, she wants everyone to be aware of those effects and be cautious when preparing their meals.

Melinda Starling
AAKP Ambassador, Dawn Edwards is no stranger to the implications of high potassium when it comes to kidney disease. Now, after a few eye-opening experiences, she wants everyone to be aware of those effects and be cautious when preparing their meals.
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MY TRANSPLANT EXPERIENCE: Jim Myers

It is very important to get on the transplant list through a transplant center. In some cases, a potential recipient had a willing donor, but the center turned the recipient down because they had not gone through the testing to remain listed. Be aware of what’s required of you to also remain on that transplant wait list.

Admin
It is very important to get on the transplant list through a transplant center. In some cases, a potential recipient had a willing donor, but the center turned the recipient down because they had not gone through the testing to remain listed. Be aware of what’s required of you to also remain on that transplant wait list.
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Donate Life Month: Kent Bressler

April is National Donate Life month and marks my 33rd kidney anniversary! Retiring two years ago, after a 40-year career in nursing and health management, has been very restorative and, more recently, “sheltering in” has allowed ample time to reflect on my many blessings.

Admin
April is National Donate Life month and marks my 33rd kidney anniversary! Retiring two years ago, after a 40-year career in nursing and health management, has been very restorative and, more recently, “sheltering in” has allowed ample time to reflect on my many blessings.
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Book Review: Howl Inspires Mr. YNOTT

This is another great children’s book about our friend Howl the Owl (Help Others With Love) and this time he’s helping out a true Kidney Hero, Edward “YNOTT” Drake, of The YNOTT? FOUNDATION.

Melinda Starling
This is another great children's book about our friend Howl the Owl (Help Others With Love) and this time he's helping out a true Kidney Hero, Edward "YNOTT" Drake, of The YNOTT? FOUNDATION.
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