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Living with Kidney Disease & Transplantation Goes Virtual!

Register Now! Your health and safety is our number one priority and we are following the recommendations from the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health, surrounding the coronavirus/COVID 19. With that in mind, we're moving Living with Kidney Disease & Transplantation to a virtual format! During the week of April 13-16, we'll share sessions from our experts and even host live panels where you can ask questions real-time. Patients, caregivers and friends are invited to join from anywhere - you can participate from the comfort of your own home.

Check out the agenda below. Tune in for as many or as few sessions as you like! Register Now!


Monday, April 13 Recordings available all day

  • Exercise in CKD, Brett Burrows, MS

Learn simple but impactful ways to increase physical activity, whether it’s increasing activities of daily living or performing simple exercises to improve physical function and quality of life. Best for patients on dialysis.

  • Immunosuppressant Updates, Anesia Reticker, PharmD; Benito Valdepenas, PharmD, RN

Learn about changes and updates in the field of pharmaceuticals. Best for post-transplant patients.

  • The New Normal, David Banayan, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Learn to understand and support your mental health throughout the inevitable changes you will encounter as a kidney patient. Best for patients awaiting transplantation.

Tuesday, April 14 5:00 PM Live Dietitian Panel

A moderated panel featuring three dietitians, each with a different specialty: CKD, dialysis and transplant. Questions will be answered live! Melanie Betz, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN; Renee Fung, RD, CSR, LDN; Kelly Nemec, RD, CSR, LDN

Wednesday, April 15 5:00 PM Live Patient Panel

A moderated panel featuring kidney patients as they share their journey living with CKD. Questions will be answered live! Living donors Bethany & Hannah Goralski; Transplant recipients Michael Phillips and Quin Taylor

Thursday, April 16 5:00 PM Live Expert Panel

A moderated panel featuring this week’s speakers. Questions will be answered live! Stephen Jensik, MD; Benito Valdapenas, PharmD, RN; Anesia Reticker, PharmD; Brett Burrows, MS Speakers and topics are subject to change. Register Now!

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