Robert needs a life saving kidney transplant, all is set to go, donor waiting for a call to surgery BUT all is on hold - insurance will not pay and Boston Children's Hospital needs $100,000 for bill after 8 months of dialysis. Please give what you can ~ help us make a Christmas Miracle • Boston Children’s Hospital http://www.childrenshospital.org/ Designate your donation to Robert Moldenhauer in Trust.
March is National Kidney Month, which means that it is time to spread awareness about the risks of kidney disease and how you can keep your kidneys healthy! Ever since 2011, kidney disease has ranked as the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. Incredibly, there are more than 20 million adults in the U.S. that are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and yet most of these people have no idea that their kidneys are in danger.
Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis is a rare disease that attacks the glomeruli causing serious scarring. About half of FSGS patients who do not respond to steroids go into ESRD each year, requiring dialysis or kidney transplant. Now let’s learn more about Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and kidney transplant. http://www.kidneyfailureweb.com/fsgs/1070.html
Berger’s Disease is also known as IgA Nephropathy, which is caused by Immunoglobulin A. When it develops to kidney failure, kidney transplant becomes a favor for patients. But is kidney transplant really a good choice? In the following, we will discuss about the outlook for kidney transplant with Berger’s Disease.
Dr. Velma Scantlebury is the first African American female transplant surgeon in America. She is currently the associate director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care in Delaware. With more than 200 live donor kidney transplants under her career, she holds extensive research credit in African American kidney donation.