18Aug/17

Minnesota woman gives her childhood friend the lifesaving gift of a kidney – WDAY


WDAY
Minnesota woman gives her childhood friend the lifesaving gift of a kidney
WDAY
“Hope there are more people out there who will think about being a living donor, it is an honor and a blessing to do it,” Brogard said. The next Kidney Walk in Fargo is set for, Saturday, September 17th and Lindenwood Park. Asking and choosing a living

10Aug/17

After Family’s Tireless Search for Kidney, Pasadena Woman Successfully Receives Transplant – KTLA


KTLA
After Family’s Tireless Search for Kidney, Pasadena Woman Successfully Receives Transplant
KTLA
Her family said they still don’t know whether that kidney’s short lifespan was a fluke — transplanted kidneys from deceased donors usually last an average of 12 years — but it made finding a new match especially difficult because of the antibodies a

01Aug/17

Many transplant candidates may benefit from diabetic donor kidneys – NephrologyNews.com


NephrologyNews.com
Many transplant candidates may benefit from diabetic donor kidneys
NephrologyNews.com
In an accompanying editorial, Richard Formica Jr., MD from Yale University School of Medicine noted that the study provides important data to support the use of deceased donor kidneys that are likely to be discarded. “However, as important as this

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30Jul/17

Kidney transplant recipient Carlo Muscatello shares his story for 2017 DonateLife Week – Blacktown Sun


Blacktown Sun
Kidney transplant recipient Carlo Muscatello shares his story for 2017 DonateLife Week
Blacktown Sun
“I still think about the donor and what it meant for him to say yes.” Six years after a kidney transplant saved his life, Carlo Muscatello is encouraging people to talk to their loved ones about organ donation. The Kings Langley resident said his “life

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26Jul/17

Woman who had two kidney transplants set to compete at Games – Aberdeen Evening Express


Aberdeen Evening Express
Woman who had two kidney transplants set to compete at Games
Aberdeen Evening Express
The aim of the games is to raise awareness of the need for more people to join the NHS Organ Donation Register. … She then had to have haemodialysis, three times a week, for four years until she had her second transplant last year. Kate said: “My

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