First Anniversary of Kidney Donation As I approach the first anniversary of my kidney donation on February 18, 2021, I find myself hard-pressed to reflect. And that’s a GOOD thing: It’s humbling to be able to claim an extraordinarily busy and fulfilling year, personally and professionally. Since my recovery, I haven’t really had a chance […]
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“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.
Release Date: 6/19/2020 A rare inside look into Kidney Donor Conversations’s mother-daughter team, Glenna & Amanda Frey. This podcast contains personal information that has not previously been shared publicly. Listen to Glenna’s cancer story and struggle to donate her kidney. Learn why Amanda cannot donate her kidney, even though she wants to. Find out why […]
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 […]
What does it mean to be a nephrology nurse? Jill Green, Ph.D., Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka, interviews Glenna Frey, RN, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Kidney Donor Conversations. Take a peek inside Glenna’s personal life as a nephrology nurse. She discusses her early years on a transplant unit, her husband’s kidney disease, an important […]
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 […]
Why another nonprofit? 10 reasons why we started Kidney Donor Conversations.