About Kidney Disease
Kidney disease impacts tens of thousands of Alaskans. In the last ten years, the number of Alaskans with End Stage Renal Failure, (no kidney function – the only treatment is dialysis or transplantation) has more than doubled!!
While a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease can be overwhelming, the Alaska Kidney Patients are here to help you sort through your options, answer your questions, and provide you with the resources and information you need to keep living your best life. Whether you are a newly diagnosed kidney patient, a long-time patient, a friend or family member of a patient, the AKPA is here to assist you.
One in 10 American adults, more than 20 million, have some level of CKD.