U.S. Kidney Patients Lead Virtual Global Kidney Expert Meeting July 16-17, 2020

Jennifer Duplessie
COVID-19 AND TREATMENT INNOVATION HEADLINE AAKP AND GW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE & HEALTH SCIENCES ANNUAL GLOBAL SUMMIT Registration Fees Dropped to Allow Frontline Medical Professionals and Patients Access WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) and the George Washington University (GW)
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TRUMP KIDNEY CARE EXECUTIVE ORDER REMEMBERED ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Jennifer Duplessie
KIDNEY PATIENTS CALL BIPARTISAN POLICY MOST SIGNIFICANT IN 50 YEARS WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) today issued a patient editorial on the first anniversary of the Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative, signed by President Donald Trump on July 10, 2019.
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Largest American Kidney Group Marks Juneteenth With Call For Diversity In Clinical Trials And End To Care Disparity

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest kidney patient organization in America, and the independent voice for kidney patients, issued a Juneteenth statement from AAKP President Richard Knight.

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The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest kidney patient organization in America, and the independent voice for kidney patients, issued a Juneteenth statement from AAKP President Richard Knight.
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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS LEADS NATIONAL “ARE YOU O-K+?” CAMPAIGN

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest, fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S. is pleased to initiate a national educational “Are You O-K+” campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the devastating effects high potassium (known as hyperkalemia) can have on individuals with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest, fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S. is pleased to initiate a national educational “Are You O-K+” campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the devastating effects high potassium (known as hyperkalemia)
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KIDNEY PATIENTS DEMAND CONGRESS PASS BIPARTISAN CORONAVIRUS BILL ASAP!

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) deployed a sophisticated, virtual campaign today aimed at pushing the U.S. Congress to act immediately on pending Coronavirus emergency response legislation to protect the health of all citizens; provide urgent assistance to workers and employers; and to inject a strategic stimulus into the national economy.

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The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) deployed a sophisticated, virtual campaign today aimed at pushing the U.S.
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CORONAVIRUS EXPANDS KIDNEY PATIENT VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT WITH WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the nation’s largest fully independent kidney patient organization, today announced that given the serious threat posed by the Coronavirus to the kidney patient community, they are encouraging all patients and their families to avoid unnecessary travel, including all planned travel to Washington, D.C. during National Kidney Month in March and for the immediate future. Historically, hundreds of kidney patients and their families travel to the nation’s capital to discuss policies related to patient care choice and medical innovation with White House and Congressional officials.

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THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ENGAGES AMERICA AND CONGRESS DURING NATIONAL KIDNEY MONTH

March is the month when Americans and the U.S. Congress are asked to focus on kidney disease, a condition that impacts 40 million people, with an additional 700,000 suffering from kidney failure. The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is raising its voice against a silent killer throughout March. Founded in 1969, AAKP is the oldest and largest, fully independent patient-led, kidney patient organization in the U.S. This March marks the first National Kidney Month in AAKP’s Decade of the Kidney™ Initiative.

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March is the month when Americans and the U.S. Congress are asked to focus on kidney disease, a condition that impacts 40 million people, with an additional 700,000 suffering from kidney failure. The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is raising its voice against a silent killer throughout March.
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KIDNEY PROFESSIONALS NAMED AS 2020 MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America’s oldest and largest independent, patient-led kidney advocacy organization, has announced recipients of its 2020 Medal of Excellence. The award is one of the Association’s highest honors for kidney healthcare professionals and designed to elevate local, national and international figures who have been at the forefront of advancements in kidney care and patient empowerment.

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Tampa, FL - The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America’s oldest and largest independent, patient-led kidney advocacy organization, has announced recipients of its 2020 Medal of Excellence.
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WALK FOR KIDNEY DISEASE AWARENESS

Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S., which is also headquartered locally in Tampa, FL, will hold a Fun Walk on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Lowry Park in Tampa. Join in to make a difference for kidney patients worldwide!

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Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S., which is also headquartered locally in Tampa, FL, will hold a Fun Walk on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Lowry Park in Tampa. Join in to make a difference for kidney patients worldwide!
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