News from dialysis patient citizens A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Mar 11, 2010, 14:27 ET

South Carolina Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Advances Medigap Bill to Full Senate by Overwhelming Vote

Supported by the S.C. Kidney Care Community, Patients and Lawmakers, S. 1128 Designed to Provide Access to Secondary Insurance for Approximately...

Mar 11, 2010, 13:34 ET

Georgia Kidney Community Recognizes World Kidney Day; Echoes Need for Legislation to Improve Access to Dialysis and Transplant Care

Patients Applaud Senate-Passed Medigap Legislation for Enhanced Patient Access to Insurance Coverage for Kidney Care; Look Forward to Working with...

Mar 11, 2010, 12:19 ET

Today is World Kidney Day: Dialysis Patient Citizens Call for Greater Education and Awareness in 2010

Diabetes is the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure; World Kidney Day 2010 Theme is "Protect Your Kidneys, Control Diabetes" In recognition of March...

Mar 03, 2010, 10:29 ET

Kidney Patients From Across South Carolina Visit State Capitol to Encourage Policies that Improve Patient Access to Life-Saving Dialysis and Transplant Care

March Is National Kidney Month; National Kidney Foundation and Dialysis Patient Citizens Sponsor 'Kidney Day at the State House' to Raise Awareness...

Jun 08, 2009, 13:31 ET

Dialysis Patient Citizens Endorses Kidney Community Campaign to Improve Survival Rates of First-Year Dialysis Patients

DPC Pledges Support for Kidney Care Partners "Promoting Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care" (PEAK) Program Dialysis Patient Citizens...

Sep 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

Dialysis Patient Citizens Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) -- a nationwide, non-profit patient advocacy group comprised of...