The Missing Piece

The best solution for a patient who needs a kidney transplant is a living donor. As my husband’s Donor Champion, it is my mission to find “The Missing Piece” – a willing living donor, whether it be a family member, friend, or Good Samaritan.

Listed below are two specific types of information you need to review in order to help our family find the kidney we need: Living Donor Forms and general Kidney Transplant Information.

Living Donor Forms

The best solution for a patient who needs a kidney transplant is a living donor. Our goal is to find Noah a living donor so he can live a better, healthier life. Willing potential living donors will need to have a compatible blood type and a matching test performed. Noah’s blood type is A+. Our potential living donor must have … Continue reading Living Donor Forms

Kidney Transplant Information

Transplantation is an accepted treatment option for kidney failure. It is not a cure for kidney failure but an alternative to dialysis. Similarly, as in my case, insulin is not a cure for type 1 diabetes, it is a means of life support. TYPES OF TRANSPLANTS There are three different types of transplants. A deceased … Continue reading Kidney Transplant Information