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We Must Prioritize Vaccinations for CKD Patients — Their elevated risk makes it life or death

As vaccines roll out, the threat of COVID-19 continues to loom large over those with kidney disease, especially for the millions of Americans living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and kidney transplants. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us in the medical community to confront a disease where we have…

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KCP Statement on the Coronavirus Relief Package

A statement from John P. Butler, chair of Kidney Care Partners (KCP) and president & CEO of Akebia Therapeutics, regarding the coronavirus relief package: “Kidney Care Partners commends bipartisan members of Congress for recognizing the critical need to ensure that individuals living with kidney transplants can continue to access life-saving medications indefinitely to preserve their…

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