Category: Health

How You Can Advocate for Your Loved One

How You Can Advocate for Your Loved One

Glenna is a nurse and likes advocating for people. One of those people is her husband, Bob. Bob found out he had Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) when he was 17. He inherited this from his father. Bob was on hemodialysis and now has a living kidney transplant for over 18 years. He has lots of […]

Are You Afraid To Donate Your Kidney?

Are You Afraid To Donate Your Kidney?

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 […]

Trump Issues Executive Order for Kidney Care!

Trump Issues Executive Order for Kidney Care!

“Advancing American Kidney Health” is launched by President Trump on July 10, 2019! What are the goals of this initiative? Reduce the number of people with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) by 25% by 2030 80% of new ESRD patients either receive home dialysis or kidney transplant by 2030 Double the number of kidneys available […]

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