kidney donor

For some families with genetic polycystic kidney disease, they usually know someone will need a transplant in the future
Donating my left kidney to my husband in 2012 is one of the best things I've ever done in my life. It is incredibly empowering and gratifying to save the life of the man you love and watch him regain his vitality. And being a donor hasn't hindered my life in any way -- it's only enhanced it.
"You are donating your right kidney, correct?" Sharpie Nurse asked without really needing an answer. "That's what my kidnappers said," I cracked, as she pulled aside my hospital gown. She scrawled a big YES on my right side and a NO on my left. I felt cold.
I've done a lot of seemingly crazy things in my life, usually for fun. Two years ago I donated a kidney to my husband out of love. And on Saturday night, I hiked 3,267 vertical feet up Aspen Mountain to support organ donation (well, and because there was lasagna and beer at the top).
The family said that the experience has also led them to see the kindness in strangers on social media. Photo Credit: Brandy
This past Friday, I had the privilege of attending a fundraising gala at the Beverly Hilton in support of the new USC (University
These kids, my kids that are labeled as thugs, gang bangers, and criminals have made the toughest point in my life easier.
Be a donor. It's an incredible act of generosity and courage. But there's also anxiety and worry. When it goes well, you are rewarded with the joy of seeing your recipient with newfound energy and a love of life. They got a second chance because of you.
After Lindsey went into end-stage renal failure last year, she had both kidneys removed, and spent 14 hours a day on dialysis
April is National Donate Life Month, and if you're thinking about donating a kidney, now would be the time to find out what it's all about. Did you ever wonder how they match potential organ donors with people who need organs?
After lawyers wrote a letter to the company, Stevens was allegedly fired. To help connect those in desperate need of a kidney
The 30 donors and 30 recipients came from 17 different states to help one another. The pay-it-forward strategy was born from
Since Brady started promoting Martinez's cause, 100 people have registered with Matching Donors and two matched with recipients
Aug. 29, 2006, is the day that Ted Cochran says changed his life. It was on that day, after years of battling the effects
WATCH: A Philadelphia aviation company rehired the mom it dismissed for taking time off to donate a kidney to her son, the
Ten-year-old Vivica Loyd's mom, Donette Warren, used Facebook to find a donor for her daughter who has been sick all her