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we keep moving

I just got off the phone with Kathy. She had the results from my tests and recommendations from the donor committee. 286 more words

I had a colonoscopy yesterday…

Any candidate for a transplant has to have cancer ruled out. Five years ago, in February 2009, I had a prostatectomy, that is, my prostate was surgically removed, due to the presence of cancer. 870 more words

A Teenage Girl's Journey With Kidney Disease

Kidney disease affects people of all ages. Here is a series of three online news articles about a 13-year-old girl from Michigan who was diagnosed with a rare, possibly unique, combination of kidney diseases, a year-and-a-half ago. 890 more words

A Different Kind of Trip; an Anniversary

So, unlike all my other posts in Museum Month, this one isn’t going to be about a museum, but rather about the best, worst, scariest, and most amazing thing I’ve ever done. 134 more words


Testing, day two

Today was round two of my evaluations. It was a very long day. 1,111 more words

Perspectives of Transplant Physicians and Surgeons on Reimbursement, Compensation, and Incentives for Living Kidney Donors

Every day potential recipients of organ transplants die because there is a shortage of donors. This situation has stimulated debate on financial incentives for living kidney donors. 750 more words

Kidney Disease and Exercise

Today I paid a visit to University Hospital of the London Health Sciences Centre to get a monthly blood test done. As a candidate for kidney transplant, the Transplant Unit needs up-to-date information on my health. 541 more words