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Satellite Healthcare Walks for Kidney Health

Support of local communities in California 's Central Valley

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, May 26, 2009 – Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation 's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their participation at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) walk in California 's Central Valley. The community event will be held Saturday, May 30 at McLeod Lake Park in the City of Stockton. Satellite Healthcare 's commitment to kidney health will be represented by several staff assisting with health screenings and staff and family participating in the 5K walk. Satellite Healthcare supports the importance of the NKF 's education and awareness building to the public about kidney disease.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 26 million Americans, with another 20 million having risk factors for developing the disease. Satellite Healthcare is an innovative organization that puts patient wellness and kidney education at the heart of treating CKD, presenting patients with all the prevention and treatment options available to them. "By partnering with the NKF, Satellite Healthcare is able to educate an even larger public population about kidney disease," said Robin Maita, regional director of operations for Satellite Dialysis. "Our high level of compassion and experience give us the tools necessary to provide personalize care, wellness education and be a friendly community resource about kidney care."

Upcoming NKF walks, Satellite Healthcare ìWellnessî sponsored area include: San Jose, Sacramento, Indianapolis, Princeton and Chicago. For more information about Satellite Healthcare and its mission to make life better for those with CKD, visit www.SatelliteHealth.com.

About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is one of the nation 's first and leading providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services ñ Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. This comprehensive offering allows Satellite Healthcare to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life. For more information, visit www.satellitehealth.com

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Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

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