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.
That is why AAKP
has once again called for Congress to establish a "National Commission on Improved Kidney Patient Outcomes.
It's time for patients to be a key part of the dialog and to help set the targets that define a high caliber of quality dialysis care," says AAKP
Executive Director and CEO Kris Robinson.
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.
cat=30 The American Association of Kidney Patients, AAKP
, is committed to improving the lives of people with kidney disease and their families.
is pleased to be able to provide information to patients and family members which will help them to understand the various hemodialysis access option choices and the appropriate care for each alternative," said Kris Robinson, Executive Director of the AAKP
created "Understanding Your Hemodialysis Access Options" to inform and educate current and potential dialysis patients.
We work closely with our local NKF, AAKP
, RPA, and Vascular Nurses Association.
LDO's encourage patient participation in AAKP
, NKF and legislative activities.