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 […]
Category: Let’s Talk Kidneys!
We wondered why: you had to know someone who needed a kidney to learn about living kidney donation there wasn’t easy to understand information about donating a kidney we never heard anyone speaking about living kidney donation We are a mother (nephrology nurse & kidney donor) and a daughter (with kidney disease) with an idea […]
Organ Donation Awareness, Pioneer, Ohio, July 13, 2019
Sue and Pattie
“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 […]
I’m a kidney donor, not a runner. But I was intrigued by a challenge to run 1 mile for 90 days. Plus, I wanted to feel healthier!
Dany has become Kidney Donor Conversations’ mascot dog. No, Dany did not donate a kidney.
Is it painful to have surgery to donate your kidney? I get this question a lot.