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State Bill Would Give Living Organ Donors Paid Time Off

By Kathy Walsh

DENVER (CBS4) – In Colorado, 2,433 people are waiting for an organ transplant. Of those, 1,792 need a kidney, an organ that can be donated by a living person. 394 more words


A Perennial Thanksgiving.

I’ve drafted this post multiple times. It never satisfies, it feels jumbled, and I feel increasingly inferior to the subject. I couldn’t even decide on a title, I’m not even sold on this one. 662 more words

Family Life

Kidney Donation Chain Donor, Recipient Meet

By Dillon Thomas

DENVER (CBS4)– A Colorado woman received a new chance at life recently, thanks to a once-anonymous kidney donor.

Diana Pratt of Colorado Springs was one week away from needing dialysis, when she learned a kidney match was found for her in Wisconsin. 413 more words



There are several cases of people with serious kidney problems, from nephritis due to biological causes to operable lithiasis (kidney stones), who have completely overcome the ailment using our products. 208 more words

Vital Pyramid

Why I Donated to a Stranger, and What I’m Thinking 9 Days Before Meeting Her

As I started down the path of donating my kidney, I had options. I could look at Matching Donors to see if there was anyone I wanted to donate to. 499 more words


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