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Volume 11, Issue 1, Spring 2018

  • ​Taking Dialysis Home
  • Try AAKP
  • Transplantation - from Donor to Recipient
  • BAAKP Support Groups
  • ​Who We Are


Volume 10, Issue 3 - Fall 2017

  • "I Need a Kidney" - How a facebook Post Changed her Life
  • The Implantable Artificial Kidney With Dr. Shuvo Roy
  • Why Do I Need This Handful of Pills
  • From Small Hope to a Large Miracle


Volume 10, Issue 2 - Spring 2017


Volume 10, Issue 1 - Winter 2016

  • Financial, Legal, and Insurance Specialists Panel
  • Financing Treatment
  • Purchasing Insurance
  • Legal Help


Volume 9, Issue 3 - Summer 2016

  • Transplant, Good Dialysis, and Patient Experiences
  • HIV and Kidney Transplant, My Story
  • How to Have a Good Future With Kidney Disease
  • Patient Panel Discussion


Volume 9, Issue 2 - Spring 2016

  •  Stanford Transplant and ESRD Medicare
  • Kidney Transplant Today - The Stanford Program
  • Are You Covered? (Medicare and Med-Cal)
  • Increasing Home Dialysis Use
  • BAAKP Patients observed "Donor Sabbath"


Volume 9, Issue 1 - Fall 2015

  • A Kidney Transplant at Age 78? My Story!
  • Pearls of Knowledge for Kidney Patients
  • Take Charge of Your Renal Nutrition


Volume 8, Issue 3 - Summer 2015

  • Successful Strategies for Hopeful Transplant Recipient with Risa Simon
  • At the End is My New Beginning A Kidney Disease First Person Story By Anna Mae Louie Olivares
  • Patient Panel
  • How to travel while on dialysis!


Volume 8, Issue 2 - Spring 2015

  • This is a Good Time to Be a Kidney Patient!
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Dialysis Access
  • Free Kidney Education Classes Offered by Dialysis Provider.
  • Living Donor Advocacy Coalition Needs Your Support!
  • A New Beginning for Me! A Kidney Disease First Person Story.
  • Track Your Medical Records with an iPhone/iPad app!


Volume 7, Issue 3 - Summer 2014

  • Chronic Kidney Disease: Staying One Step Ahead - An Update
  • Patient Panel
  • A Fight to Live: From Morbid Obesity to a Living Donor Kidney Transplant.
  • Walking can improve kidney patients’ lives
  • What to have instead of Potato Salad and
    Barbecued Sauce-Slathered Chicken?
  • A New Health Insurance Just for Kidney Patients


Volume 7, Issue 2 - Spring 2014

  • Implantable Kidney / Affordable Care Act
  • The Implantable BIO ARTIFICIAL Kidney Research Program at UCSF
  • The Affordable Care Act and the Impact on Kidney Patients
  • From High Blood Pressure to Denial to a Transplant
    “True Confessions”


Volume 7, Issue 1 - Fall 2013

  • Significance of The Five Stages of Kidney Disease
  • Reserve Your Pick Dot License Plate
  • Holiday Eating on a  Renal Diet


Volume 6, Issue 3 - Summer 2013

  • UC Davis Kidney Transplant Program
  • Understanding Your Kidney Labs


Volume 6, Issue 2 - Spring 2013

  • Is Peritoneal Dialysis Right For You?
  • What You Need to Know About Kidney Disease Diets


Volume 6, Issue 1 - Fall 2012

  • Getting Ahead of Diabetic Kidney Disease


Volume 5, Issue 3 - Summer 2012

  • Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Traveling With an Overnight "Cycler" for Peritoneal Dialysis


Volume 5, Issue 2 - Spring 2012

  • The Journey to a Kidney Transplant


Volume 5, Issue 1 - Dec 2011

  • In-Center Dialysis Presentation


Volume 4, Issue  4 - Sep 2011

  • Kidney Friendly Diets
  • Tomato Free Ketchup Recipe from Sodium Girl (Jessica  Goldman)
  • Hiking Half Dome With a New Kidney


Volume 4, Issue 3 - May 2011

  • Insurance & Financial Issues Kidney Patients Face


Volume 4, Issue 2 - Feb 2011

  • UCSF Kidney Transplantation Team Speaks


Volume 4, Issue 1 - Nov 2010

  • Hypertension, Salt & Chronic Kidney Disease


Volume 3, Issue 4 - Aug 2010

  • Understanding Your Lab Results
  • California Living Donor Registry


Volume 3, Issue 3 - May 2010

  • Autoimmune Disorders, Gout & Kidney Disease
  • Living Well With kidney Disease


Volume 3, Issue 2 - Feb 2010

  • Stanford Transplant Team On Post Transplant Care


Volume 3, Issue 1 - Nov 2009

  • Kidney Dialysis Options
  • H1VN1 Virus Update for Kidney Patients


Volume 2, Issue 4 - Aug 2009

  • Understanding The Calcium-Phosphorus Relationship
  • The Importance of a Low Protein and Low Phosphorus Diet
  •  BAAKP Team Raises  $13,580  in the San Jose NKF Kidney Walk!


Volume 2, Issue 3 - May 2009

  • How Diabetes Types I and II Affect Kidney Function
  • Vitamin D and Kidney Disease


Volume 2, Issue 2 - Feb 2009

  • The Stanford Kidney Transplant Program
  • Living Well With Kidney Disease


Volume 2, Issue 1 - Nov 2008

  • Skin Care Issues For Kidney Patients


Volume 1, Issue 4 - Aug 2008

  • Healthcare Insurance for Kidney Patients


Volume 1, Issue 3 - May 2008

  • Diets for Kidney Patients


Volume 1, Issue 2 - Feb 2008

  • Developments in Living Kidney Transplant


Volume 1, Issue 1 - Nov 2007

  • The Basics About Chronic Kidney Disease



NEWLY DIAGNOSED

Are you concerned about your kidney health? Or newly-diagnosed?

Click HERE for KIDNEY SCHOOL

Kidney Konnections - The BAAKP Newsletter

The Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients publishes regular newsletters, available
by request  via US Mail, at our meetings, or by reader below. We also film our presentations-- view HERE.

TRANSPLANT

We urge our members to fully explore transplant where appropriate. Please call us with any questions about how to begin.


Local Transplant Centers:


EDUCATING AND SUPPORTING BAY AREA KIDNEY PATIENTS