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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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