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Man travels 7,500 miles to donate kidney to cousin

SAN DIEGO – A 30-year-old San Diego woman was told by doctors she needed a kidney transplant  – and when her parents turned out to be non-matches, they… 208 more words


7 Days


So crazy. Am I anxious? Yes. But mostly anxious-excited. I’m not really allowing myself to think about the stuff that’ll make me anxious-worried. 378 more words

My Kidneys Suck

Laughter and Tears, Surgery Day for a Kidney Donor

The few days leading up to the procedure were a total roller coaster.

Even during my appointments the day before I had a melt down in front of one of the nurses for a good 45 minutes. 1,045 more words


6/10 NW Espanol Transplant Education

Donate Life! will present a free June 10, 2017 talk, presented in Spanish, on organ donation and the transplant process, in Portland OR.  Find a poster and details in both English and Spanish (p.2) at… 11 more words

Patient Education

Wife of La Ronge man killed in robbery brought to tears by organ donation letter

Those in need of an organ transplant recognize that their well-being is often, almost always, the consequence of a tragedy. This article from CTV News Saskatoon illustrates that situation. 173 more words

The Kidney Donor's Journey: 100 Questions I Asked Before Donating My Kidney

Donating organs is something that most people probably don’t think about much. You may mark on your driver’s license that you want to be a an organ donor, but very few of us think about donating an organ while still alive.  455 more words

The Roller Coaster of the Week Leading Up to Surgery. (My Kidney Donation Part 2)

I am 5 days out from donating my left kidney to a total stranger. And for the last three days I have been on a total roller coaster. 477 more words