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.