Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients is an all volunteer, non-profit organization formed to educate and support Bay Area kidney patients
Mila sent this article on the huge changes that are occurring in the allocation of kidneys for transplant. These changes are going to take place this year. Please see the article:http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/New-rules-for-kidney-allocations-5164066.php#page-1It appears to me that the writer is saying that you have to be on dialysis to get on the transplant list--I hope that is NOT…Continue
My husband, Alan Lapp, and I are new members.
He has PKD and we are contacting transplant centers to arrange for live transplant.
We have been exploring the kidney and stem cell transplant combination that is a phase II clinical trial at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
We just got bad news that I can not be his donor due to asymptomatic kidney stones I did not know I had. Even though we have a number of very generous friends and family members who have…
I have thought I was a "member" of BAAKP since 1999 but after a conversation with Linda this AM realize that receiving BAAKP email announcements did not necessarily mean I was signed up as a member. I am thrilled to have learned this, happy to have signed up this AM and excited to know as a member I have access to your website and postings.
As a Polycistic Kidney Disease Patient and inaugural PKD Foundation, San Francisco Walk Coordinator, I wanted to thank BAAKP organization for all…Continue