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Going for a (Kidney) Walk

It seems every organ and disease has its charitable foundation. The kidney is no different. The Kidney Foundation of Canada provides assistance and education for those dealing with kidney disease as well as supporting fundraising efforts for medical research into kidneys. 122 more words

Kidney Donation Part 3, A Conversation with the Transplant Coordinator

The transplant center set me up with an account to access my results electronically. My test results came flowing in last Tuesday, including the final CT scan results, chest x-ray readings, and the final Iohexol calculation of my GFR–128!! 301 more words

Jim Blair needs a kidney

Jim Blair – a United States Veteran, father, and an all-around great guy – is in need.
Jim’s kidneys are shutting down. He is on 12 hours of dialysis every night. 80 more words

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Circle of donation

I’m reposting this from the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota. It’s a great example of a paired exchange, when incompatible donor-recipient pairs are matched with other incompatible pairs in a way that allows more transplants to take place. 304 more words

Kidney Donation Part 2 (Kidney Donation Physical and Screening Appointments)

I just returned from two days of testing at the transplant center nearest me (still 4.5 hours away).  I’m so grateful for my mom (who drove an extra 6.5 hours one way) and sister who accompanied me to the hospital for my tests. 741 more words

Jim Blair needs a kidney

Jim Blair – a United States Veteran, father, and an all-around great guy – is in need.
Jim’s kidneys are shutting down. He is on 12 hours of dialysis every night. 80 more words

Lorain Ohio

Spirit of the West drummer hopes to receive a kidney from Mrs. Canada

WATCH: A Calgary woman who won last year’s Mrs. Canada title is hoping she can help a member of Spirit of the West with a serious health problem. 365 more words

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