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October 2017

AAKP Healthline Webinar: Understanding Genetic Conditions: What You Should Know

October 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Title: Understanding Genetic Conditions: What You Should Know Summary: “What does it mean if a disorder runs in my family?” This question, along with many others, are common among people who have a family history of a genetic condition such as Fabry Disease, Alport Syndrome, Polystic Kidney Disease or more….For individuals who may be faced with inheriting a genetic condition, it’s important to know your family history, the different ways in which a genetic condition can be inherited, the chances…

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November 2017

AAKP Healthline webinar: Holiday Eating Dos and Don’ts for All Stages of Kidney Disease

November 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The holiday season can seem like a difficult time for individuals with kidney disease that have a specific dietary plan to follow, but it certainly doesn’t have to be! Let registered renal dietitian Janelle Gonyea teach you what to keep in mind for safe holiday eating whether you are an early CKD patient, on dialysis or have received a kidney transplant. You will also learn tips and tricks from our kidney patient speakers on how they enjoy the parties while…

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January 2018

AAKP Healthline Webinar: Staying Active with Kidney Disease

January 17, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
free

Start your New Year off on the right track by learning how important incorporating exercise is into your daily routine. Exercise has proven benefits for the mind, body and spirit – and it can be done regardless of your stage of kidney disease or current modality. Join us to learn how to safely start an exercise program, that’s right for you, with Carolyn Feibig, MS, RD, LD and how diet and nutrition also play a role in your physical fitness.…

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February 2018

AAKP Healthline Webinar: Get Ready for World Kidney Day and Get Involved with AAKP!

February 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Title:  Part 1 of 2:  AAKP is spilling the beans!  Get Ready for World Kidney Day and Get Involved with AAKP! Summary:  Part 1 of a special 2-part series for World Kidney Day!  Join AAKP Ambassadors to learn about our Center for Patient Engagement & Advocacy, and how you can become involved with AAKP!  Learn how you can help spread the word about this year’s World Kidney Day theme, “Kidneys and Women’s Health.” Date:  Thursday, February 8, 2018 Time:  1:00…

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March 2018

AAKP Healthline Webinar

March 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Part 2 of a special 2-part series.  Hear from experts in the field of kidney disease including Janice P. Lea, MD, MSc, FASN (Nephrologist); Safa Nooromid, RDN, LD (Registered Dietitian); and Brenda Vasser-Taylor (Caregiver) who have inspiring stories and tips to share about the importance of women's health and kidney disease. Date and Time Thu, Mar 22, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6543000571460433153 Webinar ID: 749-319-563

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April 2018

AAKP Healthline Webinar

April 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Register today for our next Healthline Webinar! AAKP Celebrates National Donate Life Month! Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET Register at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1720667917603587331

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May 2018

AAKP Webinar: What You Need to Know About Gout

May 17, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm

Title: What You Need to Know About Gout   Date and Time Thu, May 17, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT   Description: What is gout?  Why do some people with kidney disease suffer from it?  Dr. Christopher Parker, a rheumatologist, addresses the causes, why some people are at risk, and treatment options.  AAKP President Paul Conway and Vice President Richard Knight, both kidney transplant recipients, share the patient perspective and their experience in managing flare-ups.   Register:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4752456882297575425…

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June 2018

National Patient Meeting

June 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
The Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club, 501 5th Ave NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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43rd National Patient Meeting June 8 - 10, 2018 St. Petersburg, Florida The AAKP Annual National Patient Meeting is the largest kidney patient education and advocacy meeting held in the United States.  This three-day event provides patients and their care-partners the opportunity to gain information and advocacy skills they need to understand their condition and make informed choices regarding their care; be even more effective in using their voices and experiences to improve access and quality of care for kidney…

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August 2018

HealthLine Webinar -Keep on Truckin’: Keeping or Getting Back to Work with Kidney Disease

August 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

HealthLine: Keep on Truckin’: Keeping or Getting Back to Work with Kidney Disease Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm EST Summary: Join us for an educational webinar on the benefits of continued employment, even while on dialysis or waiting for a transplant. Learn how your healthcare team can support you and provide skills and training in preparation for you to continue or return to work. Learn about AAKP’s KidneyWorks initiative. Hear from social worker Lisa Hall, MSSW,…

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September 2018

HealthLine Webinar

September 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Prepping and Staying Safe During Emergencies Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Are you prepared for the next natural disaster or emergency? Learn about the importance of having a plan and being prepared from AAKP’s Medical Advisory Board Chair, Dr. Stephen Fadem. Keely Lenoir, BS (KCER Manager, HSAG) will discuss the Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Coalition and what resources are available to patients. Hear from dialysis patient Melissa Tuff, who chose to stay in Florida…

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