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Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients - BAAKP
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williejmackey posted:
BAAKP is a local, not-for-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients.

Our goal is to provide EDUCATION, SUPPORT, and ADVOCACY
to improve the health and well-being of all kidney patients and their families.

Sunday, October 3, 2010
1:00 to 4:00 pm

"High Blood Pressure and Chronic Kidney Disease"

with

Toby Gottheiner, M.D.
Nephrologist with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Palo Alto, CA.

You are invited to join the Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients
on October 3, 2010 for our third Birthday Party!

We are celebrating 3 years of Educating and Supporting
kidney patients in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our guest speaker for this 3rd Birthday Celebration will be
Dr. Toby Gottheiner , who presented at our first meeting
three years ago in October of 2007.
Dr. Gottheiner is a local nephrologist with the
Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a recipient of many honors.
He recently received the Champions of Hope Award for Physicians
from the National Kidney Foundation (of Northern California and Northen Nevada).
Dr. Gottheiner also acts as the BAAKP Medical Advisor.

Dr. Gottheiner's topic on October 3 will be
"Hypertension, Salt and Chronic Kidney Disease."
The talk will cover the impact of hypertension on the kidneys and hypertension treatment strategies (in people with normal as well as impaired kidney function). He will also cover various
diet and nutritional aspects of hypertension including salt.

sponsored by:

Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients - BAAKP

This is a FREE EVENT !!!
Please RSVP ASAP to reserve your seats.

bay.area.kidney@gmail.com
(650) 323-2225 phone
(650) 327-0178 fax

BAAKP
PO Box 2332
Menlo Park CA 94026-2332

This event will be held at the:

Palo Alto Medical Foundation
795 El Camino Real
Jamplis Building 3rd Floor Conference Room
Palo Alto, CA 94301

www.baakp.org
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