Kidney Donation Continuum was created to help you make a conscious decision about kidney donation.
Category: Let’s Talk Kidneys!
Kidney Transplant Chain is explained and the importance of Non-Directed Kidney Donors in this process.
Living Kidney Donor: Advanced (Voucher) Donation
If you are like most people, the idea of donating your kidney is scary. Even if you are healthy, you have beliefs about what problems “could” happen during or after surgery. Many people are fearful of later health problems and the unknown. You are normal. There are risks. This is scary. Maybe there is also […]
There are 4 basic ways to be a living kidney donor and this is about Non-Directed Donation. Directed Paired Exchange Non-directed Advanced If you chose a specific person to give your kidney to, that is a Directed Donation. But what if you don’t know anyone on the transplant waiting list and still want to help? […]
Kidney Donor Conversations (KDC) Coronavirus Update: A Message from Amanda and Glenna, Co-Executive Directors
What is happening with KDC right now? Glenna is a nurse and continues to work part-time at ProMedica Cancer Institute. She wears masks and other protective equipment in her Healing Care role, helping people cope with cancer using aromatherapy, guided imagery, relaxation breathing, and Healing Touch. She is very cautious when leaving home because her […]
There was a previous post about Your Secret Kidney Donor List that asked you to consider who you might donate your kidney to while you are alive. As you consider who you might donate to, also consider how you might donate. There are 4 basic ways to be a living kidney donor: Directed Paired Exchange […]
Living Kidney Donor: Directed Donation
Kidneys Most people are born with two healthy kidneys. There are some people who are born with only one healthy kidney, and they may never know they only have one unless they have an x-ray or ultrasound and then find out. You can live a long life with one healthy kidney! Then why do we […]
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