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Kidney Care Partners Encourages Policymakers to Support Increased Kidney Care Education and Disease Prevention Programs
Date:3/13/2008

691 and H.R. 1193), introduced in Congress last year, would establish programs to educate patients about kidney disease risk factors, and teach them how to better manage their condition to help delay the onset of kidney failure. Such programs can help stem the rising tide of kidney disease in the United States, as well as ensure that kidney dialysis patients have continued access to quality care.

To learn more about the Kidney Care Quality and Education Act and how it would improve kidney care in the U.S., visit http://www.kidneycarepartners.com/kcp_act.html.

World Kidney Day is celebrated in 70 countries and six continents. Events will take place around the World to educate the public about the importance of kidney health and disease prevention. To learn more about World Kidney Day, please visit http://www.worldkidneyday.org/.

About Kidney Care Partners

Kidney Care Partners is an alliance of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, providers and manufacturers working together to improve the quality of care for individuals with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).


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