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Good News Friday

This week has passed so quickly and before I’ve looked round it’s time for another Good News Friday installment.

First, an astonishing story of self-sacrifice in more ways than one: … 1,321 more words

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Dialysis and Kidney Transplant II

Here’s a YUGE development in organ transplant!

NEW LIVING ORGAN DONATION COLLABORATION ANNOUNCED AT WHITE HOUSE ORGAN SUMMIT

From the National Kidney Foundation website…

“The White House annouced a new collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and Novartis to nationally launch the…

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Organ Donation Campaign

The UNOS website summarizes the efforts recently coordinated and announced by the White House to increase organ donation, at https://www.unos.org/unos-announces-efforts-to-increase-the-number-of-transplants/ .  Regional institutions involved include UCLA, University of Washington, OHSU, NKC, and DCI.   78 more words

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Caroline Donates A Kidney

Caroline Innis wishes she had never donated one of her kidneys to her older sister, Charlotte.  Nothing went according to plan.  Okay, one thing went according to plan: the surgery was successful, Charlotte lived, and went back to leading a happy life.   530 more words

How long will a transplanted kidney last?

Transplant science is making progress year after year, but one thing that does give me pause when I contemplate receiving a transplanted kidney is the awareness that a transplant will eventually fail. 390 more words

Scholarships/Registration for AAKP Convention

Registration is now open for the AAKP National Patient Meeting, to be held September 23-25, 2016 in Nashville TN.  Three major themes at this year’s Convention will be… 76 more words

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