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 is distributed (print and digital available) to subscribers, 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.

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


AAKP electronic newsletters 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.

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. © 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.