Got the news today.
mcubed3262 days ago
I got the news today my surgery date will be December 4th. I am super excited. I meet with the surgeon, Dr. Del Pizzo from Cornell on Novemb...
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Pastorpapa4 days ago
I am considering becoming a kidney living donor
Just got approved to be a Non-Directed Donor
mcubed326a month ago
Very excited to get the news I am cleared to donate. Will be part of a paired exchange. Not sure how big the chain will be yet. Anyone else ...
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Travel/Distance bt Donor & Recipient
kmlynch762 months ago
Does the surgery have to be done at the same hospital for the donor and recipient? I just started the process of becoming a donor for a fri...
Recovery time for donor??
MrsCardosi2 months ago
I am altruistically donating on 10/23 and I'm wondering how long recovery takes if everything goes well. I don't know anyone else who has do...
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Disability coverage for Donors
Jnaeturtles082 months ago
Hello. I am considering donating a kidney to a close friend. Does any one know if Aflac covers short term disability for the donor?
alpertj2 months ago
A distant friend of mine revealed that he went through cancer treatment, no longer has kidney function and now needs a transplant. He posted...
Advice for someone thinking of donating
KelliC_NKF2 months ago
If you could give one piece of advice to someone thinking of donating a kidney, what would it be?
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Talocomi2 months ago
Interested in learning about donating a kidney.
A major win for organ donors!
KelliC_NKF3 months ago
Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued an important clarification about the job security of living donors who are covered under the Famil...
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Stella98754 months ago
I would like to donate a kidney. Could someone help me to get started? Thanks
Serennaj4 months ago
Hi, I’m 17 years old and I wanna give a kidney to someone that’s in need!
How could I do that?
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Living Donation and Blood Pressure
MNCrapps4 months ago
I am considering offering to be a live donor for my father who is about to go on dialysis. I am 50 years old and very healthy; however, whe...
Dialysis vs. Transplant Survival Rates
MNCrapps5 months ago
My father (age 74) is in the process of starting peritoneal dialysis. While he has had high blood pressure for most of his adult life and d...
MJ20175 months ago
Had emergency hospital visit then they decided to get me ready for dialysis surgery. Just trying to survive they said I'll be put on dialysi...
YollyD_NKF5 months ago
What are your plans for fathers day? Here are some fun kidney friendly recipes: kidney.org/content/grill-ou...
Kidney Transplant Chain 46 Donors Long And Counting!
KelliC_NKF5 months ago
Meet Members Of A Kidney Transplant Chain 46 Donors Long And Counting
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Statistics on Altruistic Kidney donation?
jtaver3525 months ago
Does anyone know where I might find statistics regarding altruistic kidney donation for the past 15 years in the United States? I have seen...
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Newby: My 2 week Post-op Update
Checking back in now that I am about 16 days post donation surgery. I am feeling pretty good and am returning back to work tomorrow. I cho...
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jtaver3526 months ago
I am new here and have found the posts sincere, informative, and insightful. I am scheduled for surgery on May 22 as an altruistic donor. ...
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6 year Kidney Donor
Kala866 months ago
Hey, my name is Kala and I'm going on 6 years after my kidney donation to my Aunt. I had an open surgery, and had several extra arteries tha...
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YollyD_NKF6 months ago
Are you, a family member or a friend considering a living donor kidney transplant? Medeor is now enrolling in a clinical trial for certain...
You can do it
LivindnrRhondaB7 months ago
Feb 20 2018 I donated kidney to my father... not gonna lie, I was completely freaked out. It was my idea to do this, 13 test and 4 months la...
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Ktogles7 months agoPOPULAR
Hey guys! I'm signed up to do living kidney donation and I'm terrified. All the what it's are starting to hit me!! I would love to hear your...
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shanika5558 months ago
I am Shanika . This is for my friend who is suffering from a kidney disease. She is Maria who is a mother of two kids and she is 36 year...
Guinness World Record Attempt: Living Donor Rally
KelliC_NKF8 months ago
Sat, April 21, 2018 Chicago, IL. Details below:
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DanDisimile8 months ago
I am a living donor.(10/2013) My wife is the recipient, and we thank GOD each and every day. Also thank our surgeons and the dedicated medi...
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