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Satellite Healthcare to Present at the 30th Annual Dialysis Conference

Mar 3, 2009

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, March 3, 2010 - Satellite Healthcare, Inc., one of the nation's first and largest not for profit providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced that several of its internationally respected medical staff will present at the 30th Annual Dialysis Conference in Seattle, Washington on March 7-9. In addition to the presentations, Satellite Healthcare/ WellBound will be exhibiting at booth numbers 1 & 2 at the conference.

Satellite's presenters will make oral and poster presentations on a variety of subjects like Vitamin D Deficiency in CKD; Daily Home Dialysis Improves Sleep from the FREEDOM study, to Hyponatremia in Chronic Kidney Disease patients.

Satellite Healthcare speakers include:

Brigitte Schiller, MD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs a nd Acting Chief Medical Officer for Satellite Healthcare and Clinical Director for Ascend Clinical Services . Dr. Schiller will give four oral presentations on Monday, March 8th.

Sheila Doss, RN, CNN, Nursing Director of Research for Satellite Healthcare. Ms. Doss will make two oral presentation, the first one on Vitamin D Deficiency in CKD on Sunday, March 7th and the second on CKD Education and Modality Choices, Monday, March 8th.

Linda McCann, RD, CSR, Senior Director of Quality for Satellite Healthcare. Ms. McCann will make two oral presentations, the first on KDIGO Guidelines, Sunday, March 7th and the second on Novel Ways to Improve Albumin Levels, Tuesday, March 9th.

Jair Munoz-Mendoza, MD, Fellow with Satellite Healthcare Research. Dr. Munoz-Mendoza will speak at the Fellows-Forum on Monday, March 8th on Hyponatremia in an APD patient.

Additionally, several Satellite WellBound Clinical Managers will be giving poster presentations on Sunday the 7th and Monday the 8th. A full listing of the presentations can be found at

About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is one of the nation's first and largest providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services - Satellite Research, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite WellBound - 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,

Better care. Better life. Better choice.™

About Satellite WellBound
Satellite WellBound, a division of Satellite Healthcare, Inc., is an innovative leader in the dialysis community. As the first company focused exclusively on the full continuum of self-care dialysis options, WellBound frees chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients from in-center dialysis treatment regimens by offering multiple "self-care" treatment options. The company's unique expertise in personalized self-care training and patient wellness instruction facilitates a higher quality of life and improved clinical outcomes for CKD patients, while enabling physicians to offer a new, superior level of care.

WellBound has established thirteen “Centers of Excellence” and is actively engaged in expanding its network of self-care dialysis programs to deliver wellness education and the full spectrum of self-care dialysis options, including peritoneal dialysis and daily home hemodialysis.

To learn more about WellBound please visit or contact the company directly at 1.800.476.5450.

Putting Wellness First.™

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Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

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