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What I Learned When My Kidneys Failed--Postscript

Its been a year and a quarter since I was wheeled into that operating room being almost indifferent to the outcome of the surgery. Either I would wake up and no longer be desperately sick-or I would… 486 more words

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Kidney recipient gives thanks for anonymous donor and the gift of a second chance

On July 23, Melissa Masse celebrated her 34th birthday in the operating room of Penn State Hershey, watching Dr. Riaz Shah hold up a kidney while the medical team sang “Happy Birthday.” 1,173 more words

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What I Learned when My Kidneys Failed-Part II

Previous Entry-Introduction to Renal Failure

As 2011 progressed, I was becoming very ill with the effects of renal failure. I was putting off the dialysis decision as long as I could, because I had not yet decided if I wanted to put up with the serious life compromises that dialysis would entail. 795 more words

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Hundreds willing to help NH cop with kidney disease

A New Hampshire police officer in search of a kidney donor made news all over New England last week, including this story in the Concord Monitor… 228 more words

Donor Recruitment

Kidney Transplant Doctors in the News

Kidney transplant doctors were in the news during the last week of November, twice.

In the wake of winning the 2012 Lasker AwardSir Roy Calne… 263 more words

Kidney Transplantation

From the Welcome Desk at DPC-October

By Stephen C. Administrative Assistant

Sorry for the confusion, but we have decided to change the title of my monthly articles, because of the great new addition of our guest blogger Lindsey and her blog Stephen’s Journey. 404 more words

DPC Staff

To Be or Not To Be (an organ donor)?

If you don’t have a uniform donor card or you don’t know where it is and you haven’t designated organ donation on your drivers license, here’s the link to register.  1,031 more words