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A look at treatment options for Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5 with a focus on peritoneal dialysis, living kidney donation, and an introduction to the National Kidney Foundation of
Kidney Transplant Chain is explained and the importance of Non-Directed Kidney Donors in this process.
Learn more about the organ donation shortage and discover how to help through conversations about Living Kidney Donation.
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! […]
Dr. Nadiesda Costa will discuss the utilization of Prospera, a minimally invasive, cfDNA test to monitor post-transplant patients. She will explain how she uses this tool to successfully manage the status of patients. Dr. Costa will also present case studies that demonstrate the positive, clinical utility of Prospera as well. Ms. Beth Jiorle, MS, CGC […]
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 […]
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 […]
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? […]