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Jojo Martin Partners With Gift of Hope To Encourage Kidney Donation

Morton Records has partnered with Gift of Hope in servicing a Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring Urban Inspirational recording artist  JoJo Martin.  Martin suffers from kidney failure and has been an outspoken proponent of organ donation. 206 more words


A Follow-Up: "I donated a kidney. I have no regrets."

A few days ago I reposted an article from the Washington Post written by Michael Poulson, who had regretted donated a kidney at age 18. Here is a “Letter to the Editor” from a living donor, Macey Henderson, who at age 24, donated a kidney to her 36-year-old cousin.  214 more words

One (somewhat painful) step back

Yesterday, Tuesday, October 4, I was at University Hospital for my regular nephrology clinic appointment. I mentioned to the doctor that I had been having some pain in my right leg for the last few weeks. 222 more words

Random Acts of Senseless Kindness Redux

This blog post ran on January 11, 2016, shortly after the original surgery took place. As of this date, Mary is still doing well, although a high hormone level that existed before the trasplant, and that the doctors hoped the transplant would correct, still exists, so they’re looking further into that. 1,016 more words

At 18 years old, he donated a kidney. Now, he regrets it.

This article  was originally published in The Washington Post on October 2. This is not an article I am particularly fond of. A living donor now regrets the decision he made at age 18. 558 more words

Penticton dad donates kidney to save his son

The father and son duo who operate a long-time Penticton poutine truck are using the family business to champion a cause that hits very close to home. 384 more words


9/18 SC UKEEP on Diet and Health

The UCLA Kidney Education Enhancement Program (UKEEP) will hold a September 18, 2016 educational seminar in Santa Monica for CKD and ESRD patients on the  57 more words

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