THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ANNOUNCES JENNY KITSEN PATIENT SAFETY AWARD RECIPIENT FOR GRANT CYCLE 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 19, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION:Deborah PelaezMarketing and Communications Manager(800) 749-AAKPdpealez@aakp.org THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ANNOUNCES JENNY KITSEN PATIENT SAFETY AWARD RECIPIENT FOR GRANT CYCLE 2019 TAMPA, FLA – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is pleased to announce the Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition as the recipient of its 2019 Jenny Kitsen Patient Safety Award.
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Back To School: Problems Faced By Pediatric Kidney Patients and Their Caregivers

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By Jim Myers, AAKP BOD and Ambassador Introduction Have you seen children’s faces when they go back to school? They are all happy and smiling, with their new clothes, shoes, backpacks and school supplies. It’s a chance to see all their friends again. But for some students, it may not be a joyous occasion. For some pediatric kidney patients, it may be an endless conflict between other students and the administrators/teachers of their school. Children with kidney disease frequently miss school, for dialysis, doctor appointments and illness.
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June is PTSD Awareness Month (posted June 4, 2018)

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Written by: Kent Bressler, AAKP BOD and Ambassador, served in the United States Army June as PTSD Awareness Month and June 27 as National PTSD Awareness Day. I want you to meet Sarge, he has the answer to questions about military service and PTSD. Regardless of age or service time, if you feel you are experiencing symptoms of PTSD take advantage of Sarge’s sage advice and get help, it is never too late. WATCH SARGE’S VIDEO: https://www.facebook.
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