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Book review of "Complications: A Doctor's Love Story" by Linda Gromko MD

It doesn’t get any “realer” than this. Dr. Gromko has bared her heart and wrote from her soul.

I cried and laughed as i read the book. 314 more words

Dr. Linda Gromko MD

Dialysis "Hanging onto Life"

WARNING!  This post contains graphic pictures that one may find disturbing!

Dialysis is the process of removing excess water and wastes from the blood while correcting electrolyte imbalances and acts like an artificial kidney for patients with failed kidneys. 806 more words

Kidney Donation

Dr. Bill Wall performed 1,885 liver transplants during career that helped put London on world medical map

This is a repost from the London Free Press.

To think that 14 years ago I happened to move to within walking distance of one of the world’s leading centres of organ transplant surgery… 1,971 more words

Kidney recipient shaves beard after life saving donation

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Last June, Joseph Dunsworth had his mind on more than a mustache.

‘I have grown a small beard before but nothing like this,’ says Joseph Dunsworth, kidney Recipient. 279 more words


Dialysis and Football

Green Bay Packer’s Football Player Goes the Extra Yard to Live‏

The Renal Support Network has a new podcast that’s all about kidney issues.  I posted about it previously in “ 122 more words


April is National Donate Life Month

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Celebrated in April each year, NDLM features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. 108 more words

Detroit Speaks With Cliff Russell