Monthly Archives: July 2016

One Family’s Story on Medicare Advantage

In 2013 my son was diagnosed with ESRD at the age of only 23.  Once diagnosed, we had to make many decisions in a very short period of time.  They included preparing for dialysis, choosing a dialysis center and type … Continue reading

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Meeting Your Legislators in August!

By Haley Newkirk, Kidney Advocacy Committee Liaison This week, Congress began Recess and will be home in your state until September 6th.   This will provide us the perfect opportunity to meet with our Senators and Representative in their district offices … Continue reading

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Patients to Lead National Research Priorities for Kidney Disease

The National Kidney Foundation announced today that it will be organizing the first-ever Patient Centered Outcomes Research Stakeholders’ Conference.  This conference will bring together 100 patients, caregivers, stakeholders and academics to identify patient-centered research priorities—and challenges—for kidney disease.  It will … Continue reading

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