Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients is an all volunteer, non-profit organization formed to educate and support Bay Area kidney patients
We are always hearing news about diabetes' spread around the world at an unprecedented rate, and most of us can point to someone we know suffering the complications. Well here's some good news. A newly published study by the CDC points to a substantial decline in the complications of diabetes - kidney failure of course being a big one. Here's an excerpt from an article in the current issues of NNI with the news:"Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in…Continue
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
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…Continue