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NxStage Patient and Advocate Brian Hess Receives Prestigious Honor from American Association of Kidney Patients
Date:8/29/2012

LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) has honored NxStage System One™ patient Brian Hess with the Samuel J. Orenstein Award. The award is presented each year to the AAKP member who consistently provides extraordinary service in helping the organization achieve its goals to educate and improve the health and well-being of chronic kidney disease patients.

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An impassioned and dedicated patient advocate, Hess has lived with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), or kidney failure, since the age of six. Hess was recognized during the AAKP 39th Annual Patient Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia August 9-11, 2012.

Since 2007, Hess, 31, has been a member of ESRD Network 13, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting dialysis facilities and kidney transplant centers in their efforts to provide quality care for patients with ESRD in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. On behalf of AAKP, Hess serves as a volunteer speaker and as a liaison to the patient community, while also sharing his insights with physicians and other care providers to foster collaboration that will improve dialysis care. Hess also spends time with young patients to help ease their transition from pediatric to adult dialysis centers.

Hess is committed to empowering patients through education so that they can make fully-informed choices about their lifestyle management and therapy options, including home hemodialysis. Kidney Failure Won't Stop Me, an informative guide that Hess authored on the therapy options available to patients and what to expect wh
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