Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dialysis and IVoted

Voting is one of the most important events in your life whether you are interested and involved in politics or not.  It’s your duty as a citizen.  Here is some help about where to vote and when, if you are … Continue reading

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NKF Responds to Medicare’s Proposed Changes to Payment and Quality Programs for Dialysis Facilities

Originally posted on Advocacy in Action:
Back in July we shared the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s (CMS) proposed changes to dialysis payment and quality incentive program.  After gathering input from kidney patients and professionals we issued formal comments to CMS, which…

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Dialysis, ESRD and EEOC

Update 10/19/14:  Recently the EEOC had to sue an employer for discriminating against a patient with ESRD.  It was successful.  READ about it HERE Back a couple years ago, I had to sue my employer through the EEOC  (Equal Employment … Continue reading

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ESRD Network 14 Annual Meeting

  Updated 10/7/14: This year’s annual meeting is October 24-25, 2014.  If you can make it, it is one of the most informative gatherings in the area whether you are a patient, caregiver, or provider.   From the ESRD Network 14 … Continue reading

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Surviving a Stroke at 33 (and Blogging About It)

Originally posted on News:
Christine Hyung-Oak Lee suffered a stroke when she was 33, and she has written about her experience in an inspiring personal essay for BuzzFeed. Before that, she was using a pseudonym on to blog…

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