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Members Of Living Donor Kidney Exchange Meet For First Time

CHICAGO (CBS) — Six individuals, all from different walks of life, are now linked by an act of kindness.

All are part of a living donor kidney exchange at Loyola University Medical Center and, as CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports, the living donors met their kidney recipients for the first time on Wednesday. 253 more words


The Ultimate Gift

I got very excited when I first was evaluated to be on a waiting list for a kidney. I was so optimistic about just getting on the list I thought I wouldn’t be waiting that long, even though I was told it could be 5-10 years before I got a transplant. 670 more words

Kidney Donation - An Athlete's Experience

When I first started telling people closest to me that I planned to donate my kidney to a stranger, there was one question that nearly everyone asked. 652 more words


Utah Man Walks For Miles To Find Wife A Kidney Donor

Wayne Winters, a 74-year-old man from Farr West, Utah, walks for miles each day, hoping to find a kidney donor for his wife. He’s wearing a sandwich board to spread his message and to get people’s attention. 424 more words


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

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