A Letter from a Family With5 Living Kidney Donors

Diana Clynes
By Suzanne Ruff, kidney donor, author of The Reluctant Donor and AAKP TreasurerKidney donor Suzanne Ruff, author of The Reluctant Donor and AAKP Treasurer, sent the following heartfelt letter to thousands of living organ donors, kidney patients, families, and medical professionals on May 19, 2023.Her family has 5 living organ donors.
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Kidney Transplant Gives Taiylor Kriss New Lease on Life After Lifelong Struggle with Disease

Deb Pelaez
Taiylor was just 18 months old when her daycare began having concerns about discolored (greenish) urine and bowel movements. After the daycare team notified her mom, Meaghan, and after many tests, including a kidney biopsy at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Taiylor was diagnosed with X linked Alport syndrome.
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U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Partners with Top Kidney Advocates

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), announced their new partnership with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The formal collaboration aims to improve health outcomes and enhance the overall quality of life for Veterans with kidney diseases and is facilitated under the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) National Center for Healthcare Advancement and Partnerships (HAP).

Diana Clynes
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), announced their new partnership with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
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Congressman Jerrold Nadler Headlines Kidney Policy Summit 

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), hosted its 6th Annual Public Policy Summit entitled “Issues and Implications: What Kidney Patients Need to Know” on July 28,  2023.  Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), headlined the event as an honored special guest.

Diana Clynes
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), hosted its 6th Annual Public Policy Summit entitled “Issues and Implications: What Kidney Patients Need to Know” on July 28,  2023.  Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), headlined the event as an honored special guest.
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