“Living Kidney Donor Conversations: Breaking the Silence” is a series of 10 blog posts that take a look into the general steps of the living kidney donation process.
Category: Kidney Transplant Waiting List
I chose to give a gift of renewed life and health in a grand gesture of a selfless act. Well, I don’t consider it completely selfless. How and why did I become a living kidney donor? What were my motivations then and my circumstances now? What was the process like? While in my mind and […]
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 […]
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I used to think that because I registered to be an organ donor that I would be an organ donor when I die. But the more I learn about deceased donation, I find that may not be true. Two years ago I was standing in line at the Guinness World Record event for the most […]
Organ Donation Awareness, Pioneer, Ohio, July 13, 2019
Sue and Pattie
What does Life Connection Green Chair, empty bird nests, and the kidney transplant waiting list have in common? And how Living Kidney Donors can help.