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K-Hits Cares! Help Fight PKD!

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases affecting thousands in America and millions worldwide.

PKD causes fluid-filled cysts to develop in both kidneys, eventually leading to kidney  failure. 71 more words

K-HITS Cares

B96 Cares! Help Fight PKD!

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases affecting thousands in America and millions worldwide.

PKD causes fluid-filled cysts to develop in both kidneys, eventually leading to kidney failure. 41 more words

B96 Cares

Carl Burton's game ISLANDS

A colleague who works in games studies just sent me this link that includes both a video preview of the game and a great rundown, replete with references to Marc Augé’s  … 34 more words

Ruth Tucker (1906-1955)

History is selective and it very much depends on who is telling it. In 2001 a group of prize-winning transplant doctors held a consensus meeting to define the most important events in the history of transplantation, yet they did not include the contribution of Ruth Tucker. 1,514 more words

Transplant

"Spleen Baby": A Case Presentation of Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency in an Amish Neonate

Pyruvate kinase deficiency (PKD) is an autosomal recessive trait in which there is a lack of the enzyme pyruvate kinase. Because of this lack of pyruvate kinase, red blood cells are broken down more freely, thereby causing hemolytic anemia. 73 more words

2 years 1 month and a melt down later....

I should have started this blog 2 years ago when this all began. Can you imagine the things I could have said!!?? So now that we are 2 years and almost 2 months into complete renal failure, where do I begin. 958 more words