Kidney disease impacts the lives of thousands of Alaskans. In the last ten years, the number of Alaskans with End Stage Renal Failure, (no kidney function means the only treatment is dialysis or transplantation) has more than doubled!!
While a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease can be overwhelming, the Alaska Kidney Patients are here to help you sort through your options, answer your questions, and provide you with the resources and information you need to keep living your best life. Whether you are a newly diagnosed kidney patient, a long-time patient, a friend or family member of a patient, the AKPA is here to assist you.
One in 10 American adults have some level of CKD.
Join Swedish Transplant and the Alaska Kidney Patients Association for a FREE interactive workshop learn about living kidney donation and how to find a living kidney donor.
Meet living kidney donors and living kidney donor transplant recipients, listen to their stories and take the opportunity to get your questions answered.