Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

For Immediate Release
September 8, 2006
Contact: Tiffany Champion, (210) 733-6604

Senator Van de Putte to Visit Dialysis Unit

(San Antonio, TX ) - On Monday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) will participate in an effort to help focus needed awareness about kidney disease by touring the Bexar County Dialysis Unit, located at 1222 McCullough Ave.

The American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) has invited Senator Van de Putte in an effort to create awareness about Kidney Disease. During the tour nurses will describe daily operations of a dialysis facility and discuss kidney disease and life-saving treatments, providing information about the number of treatment facilities and patients served in the Senator's district.

Senator Van de Putte is a pharmacist of 26 years and is a strong advocate in the Senate for improved access to health care.

Media is welcome. For media-related inquiries, please contact Tiffany Champion.