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“KidneysDoThat.org,” New Website Sponsored by Satellite Healthcare, Aims to Educate and Raise Awareness about Kidney Disease

San Jose, CA, February 28, 2011 ‚With National Kidney Month in March and World Kidney Day on March 10th drawing near, Satellite Healthcare enthusiastically invites anyone who has ever thought, “What do my kidneys do, exactly?” or “What causes kidney disease?” to visit its new informational website, “Kidneys Do That,” at KidneysDoThat.org.

Many people don’t realize that more than 26 million Americans ‚ about 1 in 12 people ‚ have chronic kidney disease. Millions of others are at increased risk, including certain demographic populations, and diagnoses of kidney disease across the board appear to be on the rise. Armed with a little knowledge and understanding, people with kidney disease can greatly improve the quality of their lives ‚ and those who haven’t been diagnosed with the disease can actively prevent it.

“KidneysDoThat.org is a fantastic resource for people whose lives are affected in any way by kidney disease,” says Kim Hernandez, manager of marketing communications for Satellite Healthcare. “There’s a lot of information available online about the disease, but much of it is quite complex and overwhelming. Kidneys Do That was created to educate the online community about our kidneys in a fun, user-friendly and easily accessible format.”

As the site’s name implies, visitors to KidneysDoThat.org will find straightforward information in clear terms about all things having to do with some of the hardest working organs in our bodies.  Through short informative videos; guides offering kidney health tips; information about diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol (leading contributors to kidney disease); “kidney-friendly” nutritional guidelines; and recipes, the site benefits anyone who has been diagnosed with kidney disease, cares about someone who has, or is simply seeking to learn more.  It also provides connections to useful resources such as how and where to get tested for the disease.

Sponsored by Satellite Healthcare, a leading national not-for-profit kidney provider of full-spectrum treatments for kidney disease, KidneysDoThat.org is just one more way in which the organization works to give back to the community through education and service.


Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

Satellite Dialysis enables me to lead a normal life and to work and enjoy my family. This experience has taught me how to eat the right foods, to appreciate my health and not take life for granted.”
– Patient
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