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The latest in COVID-19 vaccines for kidney patients Hot Topics in Kidney Health

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Many people are facing pandemic fatigue, but thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine the "new normal" may be right around the corner. We sat down during a recent Facebook Live event to answer patient questions about the vaccine and pandemic fatigue. 


 


In this episode, you will hear from:


 


Dr. Frita Fisher:
Dr. Frita is the founder and president of her own nephrology practice (Midtown Atlanta Nephrology, P.C.), and the medical director of a non-profit dialysis unit.  She now spreads her medical knowledge as a medical expert commentator, and has appeared as a medical expert on shows such as 11 Alive News NBC, the Emmy Award Winning Paternity Court, and others. Her YouTube channel (Dr. Frita) has over 270,000 subscribers. 


 


Gary Petingola, MSW, RSW:


Gary has received formal training with Dr. Jon Kabat- Zinn, founder of The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School; the Centre for Mindfulness Ireland; the OMEGA Institute for Holistic Studies; Shambhala Mountain Center; the Harvard Medical School; and the Community for Mindful Living. Gary has recently published his first book titled The Response – Practicing Mindfulness In Your Daily Life. 


 


For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines for kidney patients, visit www.kidney.org/coronavirus/vaccines-kidney-disease 

Many people are facing pandemic fatigue, but thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine the "new normal" may be right around the corner. We sat down during a recent Facebook Live event to answer patient questions about the vaccine and pandemic fatigue. 


 


In this episode, you will hear from:


 


Dr. Frita Fisher:
Dr. Frita is the founder and president of her own nephrology practice (Midtown Atlanta Nephrology, P.C.), and the medical director of a non-profit dialysis unit.  She now spreads her medical knowledge as a medical expert commentator, and has appeared as a medical expert on shows such as 11 Alive News NBC, the Emmy Award Winning Paternity Court, and others. Her YouTube channel (Dr. Frita) has over 270,000 subscribers. 


 


Gary Petingola, MSW, RSW:


Gary has received formal training with Dr. Jon Kabat- Zinn, founder of The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School; the Centre for Mindfulness Ireland; the OMEGA Institute for Holistic Studies; Shambhala Mountain Center; the Harvard Medical School; and the Community for Mindful Living. Gary has recently published his first book titled The Response – Practicing Mindfulness In Your Daily Life. 


 


For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines for kidney patients, visit www.kidney.org/coronavirus/vaccines-kidney-disease 

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