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Toddler Denied Kidney Transplant After Father Violates His Probation

CBS Local – A two-year-old boy, in desperate need of a new kidney, is being forced to wait until next year for an operation after his father violated his probation. 332 more words


Walk for PKD

On Saturday, September 16th, the PKD Foundation sponsored the Twin Cities Walk for PKD, Polycystic Kidney Disease. I was honored to be the emcee this year, as I have been for many years. 744 more words

Man desperate for a kidney

American Legion member in Beavercreek, Mike Tritschler has only two options on getting a much needed kidney donor that will save his life. The first option is to wait on a waiting list for deceased-donor, which on average is a 5-year wait. 738 more words

Danielle Coots

5 Ways My Recovery From Kidney Donation Was Nothing Like What I Expected

I haven’t posted a blog in quite some time. In the weeks since my last entry I’ve been struggling with how to depict what my recovery has been like. 1,357 more words


Delivery day

I have events and different things in my life that are now perfectly normal for me. Normal for me, but not most people. A good example of that is my dialysis solution delivery day, which happened this week. 596 more words

New start

If this is your first visit to Michele Needs a Kidney, welcome! I was keeping people updated about my health on a Caringbridge site, but found that I needed more flexibility in my posts. 413 more words

Staying on track.

“Hi, my name is Michele and I’m on the kidney waiting list!”
That’s what part of me wants to say whenever I meet someone. Mostly because, from looking at me, there’s no indication that I am in end stage chronic kidney failure. 538 more words