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Penticton friends proof that kidney donation changes lives

PENTICTON – Kellie Wesley and Terry Folkestad have been friends for almost a decade. Two years ago, however, their friendship became even more special.

“I’m always thinking of her, and I am always grateful to her to what she has done to my life,” says Folkestad. 352 more words


Have You registered to be an Organ Donor?

As you all know by now, Kristie is one of 465 patients waiting for an organ donation. Because of her previous transplants, her body has developed various antibodies, making her difficult to match.   168 more words

Kidney Donation

An Unsweetened Lent and a Denied Kidney Donation

I listened to this story about our circadian rhythms this morning and immediately wondered, “Will researchers ever figure out that we also need a sabbath, a day of real rest in every seven, for health?” 707 more words


The gift of life

Earlier this week we had a visit from the Korean Organ Donor Program, including President Rev Jin-Tak Park, the first non-directed live kidney donor in Korea. 552 more words

Our People

HBO Exec Receives Kidney Donation From College Friend

Originally published at stonybrook.edu  on March 10, 2015


Robert Roth was on his back, staring up at fluorescent lights. His kidney transplant surgery was just moments away. 1,078 more words

New York Mets

Local siblings to give and receive kidneys on World Kidney Day

CLEVELAND – Jen Jackson is getting her bag packed for the hospital. She’s going in for a kidney transplant at the Cleveland Clinic on Thursday. 366 more words


Living Donor N-Way Exchange

This is a repost of an Associated Press article on the CTV News website.

This is a great example of the Living Donor Paired Exchang… 293 more words