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Paula Wong replied to Leesa Yim's discussion What did you think of our Fall Presentation?
"Thanks Leesa for helping out.  It was informative."
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What did you think of our Fall Presentation?

Thank you for all who attended our Fall Educational Presentation on Sept 21st.  BAAKP would like to…See More
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Linda Umbach and Paula Wong are now friends
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What did you think of our Fall Presentation?

Started by Leesa Yim. Last reply by Paula Wong on Saturday. 1 Reply

Thank you for all who attended our Fall Educational Presentation on Sept 21st.  BAAKP would like to thank our speakers Dr. Bry, MD and Mr. Traub.  We will have the video of the presentation up soon.  In the mean time, check out our other videos from past presentations on our Video page.  Also, hopefully you've filled out our survey at the Fall event.  If you have any additional feedback for us, please feel free to share with us here!Continue

Paying for kidneys?

Started by Linda Umbach. Last reply by Paula Wong Sep 21. 1 Reply

The NY Times today (Aug 22nd) has a great article about the pros and cons of paying kidney donors. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/08/21/how-much-for-a-kidney?emc=edit_th_20140822&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=67957259  What do you all think about this?Personally, I think the time has come to seriously consider such a means to enable more…Continue

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Highly sensitized

Posted by Lenore Williams on July 10, 2014 at 1:45pm 1 Comment

Lost my first transplant a year ago- reaction to an antibiotic. Just fount out I am highly sensitized. PRA is 92%. Does anyone have this problem. Does anyone have experience with the desensitization program at Cedars Sinai in LA?

Kidney friends: What messages do you want me to take to Capitol Hill on May 1st?

Posted by Shar S. Carlyle on April 2, 2014 at 4:43pm 1 Comment

Hi BAAKP folks,

What are your concerns?

I'm Representing People with PKD on Capitol Hill May 1, 2014.  This will be my 2nd trip, the first was in 2012 for NKF.  Join me in support of the passage of The Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2013, bill numbers S. 323 and H.R. 1428 as much as I do?  This is a key issue for me as a transplant recipient.  But there are thousands of us who will be helped by this legislation now and in the…

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Summer 2014 Kidney Konnection!

Our Summer 2014 Kidney Konnection is Out Now!  Read it while it's HOT!

You can find Dr. Gottheiner's presentation on "Chronic Kidney Disease: Staying One Step Ahead - An Update" on our video page.


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Ben Lee, Treasurer
Mallory Ignacio
Willie Mackey
Tien Tracy Tarkul
Vivian-Jan Tarkul
Linda Umbach
Marcus Wong
Phil Wyche
Leesa Yim

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