AAKP HealthLine

register for our UPCOMING webinar(S):

A Treatment Specifically Designed for IgA Nephropathy, an AAKP HealthLine Innovator Webinar sponsored by Calliditas Therapeutics - January 31, 3:00-4:00 pm ET (REGISTER HERE)

Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials: The FIND-CKD Study, Sponsored by Bayer - February 6, 3:00-4:00 pm ET (REGISTER HERE)

AAKP HealthLine Coronavirus Webinars

  • Building Resilience: Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Kidney Disease, sponsored by Travere Therapeutics (Click to Watch)
  • Tips on How to Continue to Travel Safely during COVID-19 (Click to Watch)
  • Stop the Itch: Understanding and Managing Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Pruritus (CKD-aP) (Click to Watch)
  • Home Dialysis: Key Learnings from COVID and Beyond, an AAKP HealthLine Webinar Sponsored by Baxter (Click to Watch)
  • Non-surgical Vascular Access Creation for Hemodialysis, an AAKP HealthLine Innovator Webinar Sponsored by BD (Click to Watch)
  • Emerging Therapies, COVID Prevention, and the Immunosuppressed – News You Can Use! (Click to Watch)
  • Understanding the Importance of Transplant Silent Rejection, an AAKP HealthLine Innovator Webinar sponsored by Eurofins – Transplant Genomics (Click to Watch)
  • COVID-19, the Omicron Variant, & Kidney Patients (Click to Watch)
  • Cancer Risks and Kidney Patients - (Click to Watch)
  • What Kidney Patients Need to Know This Flu Season - (Click to Watch)
  • Open Enrollment: Understanding Medicare vs Medicare Advantage - Determining a Program that’s Right for You (Click to Watch)
  • Should You Consider Genetic Testing for Your Kidney Disease? An AAKP HealthLine Innovator Webinar sponsored by Reata Pharmaceuticals (Click to Watch)
  • Innovation in Transplantation: Xenotransplantation (Click to Watch)
  • COVID-19: Kidney Patient Planning for a Safe Holiday Season (Click to Watch)
  • Get the Facts: Covid-19, Monoclonal Antibody Treatments & Immunosuppressed Kidney Patients (Click to Watch)
  • Maintaining Your Best Nutritional Status, an AAKP HealthLine Innovator Webinar Sponsored by Pentec Health (Click to Watch)
  • Delta Virus, Vaccines, & Kidney Patients: Ongoing Threats to Weak Immune Systems and Kidney Transplants (Click to Watch)
  • Overcoming Financial Barriers to Living Donation (Click to Watch)
  • Get Ready, Stay Engaged – Smart Tips and New Tools Before and After Transplant, an AAKP HealthLine Innovator Webinar Sponsored by CareDx (Click to Watch)
  • Path to Diagnosis: Understanding Genetic Testing. This webinar is made possible by an educational donation from Vertex Pharmaceuticals. (Click to Watch)
  • Understanding Secondary Hyperparathyroidism, its Treatment, and Possible Treatment Changes in 2021, an AAKP Medical Alert webinar sponsored by Amgen (Click to Watch)
  • Are You O-K+? The Importance of Potassium Management & Kidney Disease (Click to Watch)
  • Advances in Transplantation for Highly Sensitized Patients (Click to Watch)
  • Who is at Risk? Understanding the Connection between the APOL1 Gene and Kidney Disease. This webinar is made possible by an educational donation from Vertex Pharmaceuticals. (Click to Watch)
  • Coronavirus and Kidney Patient Update on Vaccinations and Mutation Strains: A CDC Expert Webinar hosted by AAKP (Click to Watch)
  • The Gout, Nutrition, and Kidney Health Connection (Click to Watch )
  • Kidney Patients and the COVID-19 Vaccine (Click to Watch)
  • COVID-19: Kidney Patient Planning for a Safe Holiday Season (Click to Watch)
  • Coronavirus and Kidney Patients Update  - A CDC Expert Webinar hosted by AAKP (Click to Watch)
  • Back to School: COVID-19 Considerations for Pediatric Kidney Patients & Kidney Patient Households (Click to Watch)
  • CORONAVIRUS & KIDNEY PATIENTS - A CDC Expert Webinar hosted by AAKP (Click to Watch)
  • CORONAVIRUS & TRANSPLANT PATIENTS: GET THE FACTS, SAVE A LIFE - Hosted by AAKP in partnership with American Society of Transplantation and American Society of Transplant Surgeons (Click to Watch)
  • Taking Care of Your Dialysis Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Click to Watch)
  • FIGHTING CORONAVIRUS UPSTREAM - What Early Stage Kidney Disease Patients Need to Know (Click to Watch)
  • Telemedicine Utilization in the COVID-19 Era: What Patients Should Know (Click to Watch)
  • VA Kidney Program's Response to COVID-19 (Click to Watch)
  • Mental Health Management During COVID-19: Staying Connected while Staying at Home (Click to Watch)
  • Nutrition & COVID-19: The Importance of Keeping it Kidney Friendly (Click to Watch)
  • Clinical Trials: Expanding Opportunities for All Kidney Patients in the Midst of COVID-19 and Beyond (Click to Watch)

Recent webinars include: Dialysis Transition, Thriving with Kidney Disease and Inspiring Others, Potassium Management, and Advancements in Post-Transplant Monitoring.

Webinar topics include: Fitness, Travel, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Employment, and much more.

About Healthline

The AAKP HealthLine is a webinar-based program (with the conference call option still available for those without a computer) that conveniently educates patients and their family members on a variety of important health care topics from the comfort of their home or office. HealthLine addresses many issues patients with kidney disease face such as diet/nutrition, mention/social/emotional health, medication management, renal replacement treatment options, co-morbid conditions kidney patients cope with such as hyperparathyroidism, bone disease, anemia, heart disease, and much more.

All webinar programs are one-hour long, feature two to three expert speakers and allow for question and answer session toward the end of each session. All HealthLine programs are recorded and archived on the AAKP website for continued patient education. More than 5,000 individuals have participated in a HealthLine webinar.

Healthline FAQ

How do I register?  Registering is easy!  Register online by clicking on the link for the upcoming webinar located at the top of this page.  If there is not an upcoming webinar listed, check back soon.  You can also register by calling the AAKP office at (800) 749-AAKP.  Registration is always FREE.

Who organizes AAKP's Healthline program?  All webinars are organized by AAKP and feature leading healthcare professionals, individuals with kidney disease, and family members of kidney patients. 

Can I ask questions during the webinar?  AAKP HealthLine is an interactive program. Participants can type in questions to be read aloud during the question and answer session.

Please contact AAKP at ekahle@aakp.org if you are interested in sponsoring a webinar.