AAKP Magazine and E-Newsletters

aakpRENALIFE magazine is published six times a year (January, March, May, July, September and November) by the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP). It provides articles, news items and information of interest to kidney disease patients and their families, as well as individuals and organizations in the renal health care field.

Currently, aakpRENALIFE has a circulation of more than 12,000 readers per issue and is distributed to patients, dialysis centers, transplant centers and AAKP members.

For reprint requests, information on advertising or to submit an article, please contact AAKP’s Marketing & Communications Manager, Deborah Pelaez at (800) 749-2257 or email dpelaez@aakp.org.

A digital copy of aakpRENALIFE is e-mailed to all AAKP members. 

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AAKP electronic newsletters have more than 20,000 subscribers and cover topics important to all stages of kidney disease patients. Below you will find a brief description of each e-newsletter.  You can sign-up to receive our e-newsletters when you become a FREE member of AAKP.  Join Today!

Kidney Beginnings, provides educational information and resources for individuals who may be at risk for kidney disease or have recently been diagnosed with reduced kidney function.

AAKP Renal Flash, provides detailed information for individuals on dialysis or approaching stage five kidney disease or ESRD (requiring a form of renal replacement therapy).

Kidney Transplant Today, provides information for individuals who have received a kidney transplant or are considering transplantation as their form of renal replacement therapy.

At Home with AAKP, a quarterly e-newsletter. AAKP’s e-newsletter for people interested in home dialysis therapies.

AAKP Pediatric Kidney Pals, a bi-monthly e-newsletter that provides information and resources for families of pediatric and adolescent kidney patients.

Please click below to view some of our past issues of aakpRENALIFE.  Happy reading!

Opinions expressed in aakpRENALIFE by authors are not necessarily those held by AAKP, its Board of Directors or publisher. Contrasting views of readers are welcome. All letters to the editor received by AAKP will be treated as having been submitted for publication unless otherwise noted in writing. AAKP reserves all rights to reject, edit and/or condense unsolicited material for reasons of space and clarity. Non-profit postage paid at Tampa, Fla., and additional mailing offices.

Check out some of our e-newsletters below!

Click here to view Kidney Transplant Today
Click here to view Kidney Beginnings
Click here to view AAKP Renal Flash
Click here to view At Home with AAKP
Click here to view AAKP Pediatric Kidney Pals

The American Association of Kidney Patients is a national non-profit organization. AAKP’s mission is to improve the quality of life for kidney patients through education, advocacy and fostering patient communities.

Learn more about kidney disease from fellow patients, healthcare professionals, and the renal community by reading these articles produced for AAKP.
Educational Brochures and Resources
AAKP offers a variety of educational resources for people living with kidney disease and their care partners.
aakpRENALIFE and E-Newsletters
AAKP offers a bi-monthly magazine as well as five e-newsletters. Check out our recent issues and subscribe.
HealthLine Webinars
The AAKP HealthLine is a webinar-based program educates patients and their family members on a variety of important health care topics from the comfort of their home or office.