Tag: kidney donor conversations

The Big Ask The Big: Give First Steps to Transplant Big Ask Big Give

The Big Ask The Big: Give First Steps to Transplant

Do you need a kidney transplant? Do you have a family member or friend who needs one? Are you interested in learning more about donating a kidney to someone in need of a transplant? Then this 90-minute virtual education program created by the National Kidney Foundation and in partnership with Horizon Therapeutics is for YOU! […]

*Free* Professional Education: Kidney Transplant Early Rejection Marker

*Free* Professional Education: Kidney Transplant Early Rejection Marker

Please join esteemed colleagues in the field of nephrology and transplant to learn how dd-cfDNA, a non-invasive marker of inquiry for post-kidney transplant patients can be helpful to detect rejection and infection to the graft at the upcoming National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF’s) virtual Renal Roundtable lecture featuring CareDx. Given the nature of the content, I thought […]

NKF Virtual Patient Symposium **FREE**

NKF Virtual Patient Symposium **FREE**

ABOUT THIS EVENT The National Kidney Foundation invites kidney patients from early stages of kidney disease to dialysis or transplantation and their caregivers to come together, learn, and become empowered at the 6th Annual VIRTUAL Patient Symposium. The goal of Virtual Patient Symposium is to engage, empower, and educate those affected by kidney disease, including […]

The Gifted Life Podcast #137 Conversations About Kidney Disease

The Gifted Life Podcast #137 Conversations About Kidney Disease

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 […]

Curious about Donating your Kidney, but don’t know anyone who wants it?

Curious about Donating your Kidney, but don’t know anyone who wants it?

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? […]