KIDNEY ADVOCATES SPOTLIGHT NATIONAL GOUT AWARENESS DAY

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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT:Deborah Pelaez(800) 749-AAKP / dpelaez@aakp.org KIDNEY ADVOCATES SPOTLIGHT NATIONAL GOUT AWARENESS DAY AAKP EXPANDS GOUT EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES TAMPA, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America’s largest, independent and patient-led kidney advocacy organization, is observing May 22nd, National Gout Awareness Day, through an expansion of its educational programming around gout and kidney disease.
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U.S.M.C. VETERAN NAMED TO LEAD NATIONAL KIDNEY HEALTH EFFORT

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 30, 2018 CONTACT: Deborah Pelaez Marketing Communications Manager (800) 749-AAKP or dpelaez@aakp.org U.S.M.C. VETERAN NAMED TO LEAD NATIONAL KIDNEY HEALTH EFFORT AAKP EXPANDS IMPACT OF VETERANS MANAGING KIDNEY DISEASE   Washington D.C. – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest fully independent patient-led kidney advocacy organization in the United States, has named Mr. Edward V. Hickey III., U.S.M.C., as the Chair of the AAKP Veteran’s Health Initiative (VHI).

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LARGEST KIDNEY PATIENT ORGANIZATION JOINS GOUT ALLIANCE

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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2018 More Information:Deborah Pelaez(800) 749-AAKP / dpelaez@aakp.org LARGEST KIDNEY PATIENT ORGANIZATION JOINS GOUT ALLIANCE AAKP CALLS GOUT A MEDICAL AND WORKFORCE ISSUE AMONG KIDNEY PATIENTS Washington, D.C. – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America’s largest independent and patient-lead kidney advocacy organization, announced its participation in The Alliance for Gout Awareness.
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AAKP ENGAGES AMERICA AND CONGRESS DURING NATIONAL KIDNEY MONTH

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 27, 2018 MORE Information:Deborah Pelaez(800) 749-AAKP / dpelaez@aakp.org AAKP ENGAGES AMERICA AND CONGRESS DURING NATIONAL KIDNEY MONTH Tampa, FL – March is the month when Americans and the U.S. Congress are asked to focus on kidney disease, a disease that impacts 40 million people, with an additional 680,000 suffering from kidney failure. The American Association of Kidney Patients is raising its voice against a silent killer throughout March.
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FLORIDA TO HOST LARGEST KIDNEY PATIENT MEETING IN AMERICA – AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ANNOUNCES DATES AND EDUCATION CREDITS FOR KIDNEY PROFESSIONALS

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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Deborah Pelaez, AAKP Marketing and Communications Managerdpelaez@aakp.org; 813-400-2394 Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced the new date for its 43rd Annual National Patient Meeting.
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TRANSPLANT PATIENTS HONORED BY WORLD’S LARGEST ORGANIZATION OF KIDNEY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : November 2, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION:Deborah Pelaez,dpelaez@aakp.org / 813-400-2394 NEW ORLEANS, LA – The leadership of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), President Paul T. Conway and Vice President and Chair of Public Policy Richard Knight, were honored together as recipients of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2017 President’s Medal. The Medal was presented by ASN President Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN in New Orleans at Kidney Week, the world’s premier and largest nephrology meeting on November 2, 2017.
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AAKP CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR ITS MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2017 Media Contact: Deborah Pelaezdpelaez@aakp.org813-400-2394 THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR ITS MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS – HONORING KIDNEY COMMUNITY EXCELLENCE Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is accepting nominations for the 2018 Medal of Excellence Award. The deadline for entries is November 15th. The AAKP Medal of Excellence Program recognizes renal healthcare professionals in five categories:
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AAKP NATIONAL PATIENT MEETING POSTPONED WITH HURRICANE IRMA APPROACHING

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Deborah Pelaez, 813-400-2394 or dpelaez@aakp.org TAMPA, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest independent patient-led kidney advocacy organization, headquartered in Tampa, FL, announced that its 43rd National Patient Meeting, which was set for September 8th to 10th in St. Petersburg, FL is being rescheduled due to the approach of Hurricane Irma.

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