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More Stuff About Transplants

How do people get matched for transplant? What makes a candidate a good or bad match? Some people may think that blood type is the only consideration in a transplant. 307 more words

Science

an amazing conversation

Yesterday evening I had a GREAT conversation with an African-American dialysis warrior (let’s call him J) who is just starting the evaluation process to get listed for a kidney transplant. 587 more words

Work flow!

Today was a big day for me. After being off work for 74 days, I returned today part time. My doctor gave me strict instructions for me to follow in order to return. 56 more words

Sickle Cell Disease

Scientists create pig clone for human organ transplants

When organs die, people die. And unfortunately, we don’t have an endless supply of organs floating around. But Scientists at eGenesis may have just found the mother load. 517 more words

Coldplay's Chris Martin Visited An Ill Teen Before Leaving Chicago!

Coldplay was just at Soldier Field last week, but lead singer Chris Martin made a special stop before leaving.

He met with a 17 year old teen that’s been battling liver issues since she was just 9 at the Lou Malnati’s near Midway. 69 more words

Features

A Kidney for Del Du-Bois

A personal request

Hi. This is Chelle (Cordero-Engelman),  I am Bobi (& Del) Du-Bois’ sister. I hope this note finds you well. I wanted to reach out to you. 440 more words

Chelle Cordero

An open letter to the family of my organ donor

Dear family of my organ donor,

How do I write a letter describing an indescribable feeling, displaying an immeasurable amount of gratefulness to the family and friends of the person who gave me such a precious gift? 608 more words

Letter To Organ Donor