EDUCATING AND SUPPORTING

BAY AREA KIDNEY PATIENTS

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We provide free-of-charge regular educational presentations held at Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Palo Alto and at Alta Bates Summit in Oakland, with speakers who are specialists in kidney disease; recent meeting topics included dialysis, transplant, and diet. See our Calendar for upcoming Presentation dates.

 


Sunday Support Groups

Kidney Disease Treatment - EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

Our newsletter Kidney Konnections is published 3 times a year and is distributed free-of-charge by email and USPS mail, and is available for download. We publish original stories of interest to kidney patients and cover the remarks and information from our educational presentations; we also publish the dates and details of our upcoming events and meetings.


We strive to provide our members with the best information available. We encourage our members to keep in touch with us through Facebook and Twitter. We invite our professional colleagues to connect with us on LinkedIn.


Newsletters, Information, Community

Educational Presentations

BAY AREA ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS

 

  1. How to manage care and treatment
  2. How to plan your care
  3. Best treatment plans for you
  4. Dialysis Diet and nutrition

Facing stage 4 kidney disease can be challenging, facing possible kidney transplant, dialysis or other kidney disease treatment. Local education and personal support are invaluable to patients. Our Support group meetings are on Sunday to provide easier scheduling, Our Support group meetings are free-of-charge and skillfully facilitated by a member of our Board of Directors. See our Calendar for upcoming Support group dates.

 


Past Educational Presentation Topics

Support Group Topics

Text BAAKP  to 22828 to join
  • How to find a Kidney donor
  • Understanding your dialysis access
  • Insurance, Medical, Medicare
  • Updates from local Transplant centers
  • Physician and Surgical specialists