Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients is an all volunteer, non-profit organization formed to educate and support Bay Area kidney patients
What is your message to take to Washington DC in 2015? I am representing California kidney patients for the third time on Capitol Hill on March 2nd and 3rd as a patient advocate for the National Kidney Foundation. Last year I went as a guest of the Polycystic Kidney Disease foundation. Have you heard the expression, "3rd Time is the Charm?" I hope this will be the year that Washington embraces the NEW bipartisan legislation to provide immunosuppressant medications for the life of the…Continue
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