It is a great honor to be recognized by the AAKP
for the work we do with patient engagement," said Sue Caponi, MBA, RN, Chief Executive Officer of IPRO's ESRD Program.
In late March, which is National Kidney Month, the American Association of Kidney Patients will present the AAKP
Medal of Excellence Award to Allen R.
is the voice of kidney patients everywhere, Kris has been a primary author of their words.
is pleased to partner with Fresenius Medical Care in this special program," said AAKP
Executive Director Karen Ryals.
Fadem has been nationally recognized, receiving the AAKP
Nova Award, the NKF Distinguished Service Award.
That is why AAKP
has once again called for Congress to establish a "National Commission on Improved Kidney Patient Outcomes.
The award is named for a former President of AAKP
, Peter Lundin, who was both a nephrologist and an end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patient.
We're delighted to be working with the AAKP
on this effort, because AAKP
represents a national patient voice and has tremendous credibility in the community.
We are pleased that NxStage has developed this emergency preparedness program for home hemodialysis patients and that we are able to assist through AAKP
President Brenda Dyson commented on the letter: "Fistulas are the gold standard of vascular access for the nation's dialysis patients - patients experience fewer infections and are generally healthier.
Increasing the supply of kidneys and other organs for transplantation is an urgent national priority - thousands of Americans die each year awaiting an organ," said AAKP
President Brenda Dyson.
In addition to Mourning, AAKP
President, Roberta Wager, RN, MSN, will be available to discuss some of the resources available to patients who have CKD.