Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients is an all volunteer, non-profit organization formed to educate and support Bay Area kidney patients
Is it ok for a type O from a type O positive kidney donor? Also, is it ok to accept a donor in exchange for a loan for an agreed amount (with agreement to payback)?Continue
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
November 9, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm – Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (BART STN: MacArthur)
East Bay Support Group Meeting: This is an informal gathering of people affected by kidney disease, designed to allow you talk to your peers, ask questions, share and learn from the experience of ot…
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Peninsula Support Group Meeting: This is an informal gathering of people and their supporters who are affected by kidney disease, designed to allow you talk to your peers, ask questions, share and le…0 Comments 0 Likes
January 25, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm – Samuel Merritt University - Health Edcucation Center
Our 1st presentation is: "It's a Great Time to Be a Kidney Patient!" by Ole Dierks, MD Nephrologist Chabot Nephrology Medical Group Our 2nd presentation is: "Understanding Your Dialysis Access" by…0 Comments 0 Likes
Prescription drugs MUCH cheaper at Costco than anywhere else. I take an autoimmune suppressant drug- at Walgreens it was $760 for a one month supply- at Costco, $250 for three months!
NOTE- because pharmacists are licensed by the state of California, anyone can use the Costco Pharmacy- You don't have to be a Costco member.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