Magazine: The Kidney Citizen

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The Kidney Citizen is a quarterly informational magazine that provides articles, Q & A’s, dedicated topic supplements and patient profiles.

Latest Issue

The Kidney Citizen Issue 18

April 26th, 2024|

Welcome to the Empowerment issue of the Kidney Citizen! The DPC Education Center is excited to share with you articles that embody patient empowerment, provide knowledge, and help you to live your best life with kidney disease.

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DPC Raises Alarm on Health Workforce Shortages

April 26th, 2024|Categories: Dialysis, Hemodialysis, In-Center Hemodialysis, Kidney Transplant, The Kidney Citizen, Treatment|

Jackson Williams, DPC Vice President of Public Policy Fifteen years ago, the Institute of Medicine report, “Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce,” warned of looming health workforce shortages due to demographic changes. Has [...]

DPC’s 2023 Advocacy Day

April 26th, 2024|Categories: Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Home Hemodialysis, In-Center Hemodialysis, Kidney Transplant, Peritoneal Dialysis, The Kidney Citizen|

Megan Hashbarger, DPC Vice President of Government Relations In October 2023, DPC held its’ annual Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. This year, we were able to bring over 50 patients to D.C. from 23 different states. Unfortunately, [...]

Ask the Doctor April 2024

April 26th, 2024|Categories: Costs for Treatment, Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Kidney Transplant, Medication, The Kidney Citizen, What Causes Kidney Disease|

Velma Scantlebury, MD, DPC Education Center Health Care Consultant 1. Will a transplanted patient who receives a kidney from a diabetic individual become diabetic? Diabetes results from a lack of the ability of your body to produce/and [...]

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