EDUCATING AND SUPPORTING
BAY AREA KIDNEY PATIENTS
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.
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.
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.
BAY AREA ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS