kidney donors

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.
Donors also have to consider missing work, child care costs and whether their jobs will wait for them.
Bryan and I still to do all of the things we love, like hiking, camping and traveling, and have grown even closer since his transplant.
My husband and I have a very special date approaching: our second "transplantiversary." I was lucky to be able to donate a kidney to him on July 20, 2012, about a month before I turned 40.
Coe asked to be put on the donor list, and, although the odds were slim, tests revealed that he was a match for Alya who
It's a special day for me, because I've seen firsthand the ways a kidney transplant can change a person's life -- I was able to donate my left kidney to my husband Bryan in 2012. How many couples get a wedding anniversary and a "transplantiversary?"
For the past 18 months, Martinez, who has Alport Syndrome, has been receiving dialysis three times a week for four hours
Today, Donate Life America celebrates National Donate Life Blue and Green Day to inspire people to register as organ donors. Giving the Gift of Life, as organ donation is called, has had a profound effect on my own life.
"Everything was coming down all at once,” Caludia Rendon told Fox 29. “I felt like the best thing that happened to me this
I come to this discussion with a point of view that not too many have. An exceedingly personal point of view. I donated a kidney 8 weeks ago.
Two weeks ago, Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter went under the knife to save the life of a young player suffering from
WATCH: When Kyla Winters contracted meningitis, doctors were forced to amputate both legs below the knees and her fingers
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With hundreds of millions of users forming a vast web of personal and professional connections, I reasoned, there must be something good resulting. Turns out, I was right.
Now, Hanson is excited to have a new lease on life, after her generous landlord Dan Hunt donated a kidney to her. Just weeks
"There was no chance of saving her," she says quietly, "but for somebody who needs a new kidney, there is a chance. I realized
I wish all of you the best Christmas ever. You might be under-employed, under-insured and underfed, but I bet if you ask you've got at least one friend who's just waiting to lend you a hand. Ho ho ho.