Something just wasn’t right. Weight gain, shortness of breath, and excessive thirst kept La’Tanya from normal activities. Also having a persistent cough, she went to a doctor where they did blood tests. When she returned home she received a surprising message telling her to go to the hospital. La’Tanya had been diagnosed with acute kidney […]
Having a family member in organ failure doesn’t happen often. Imagine, then, the overwhelming challenges faced by a family with multiple members in this vulnerable condition, all wondering whether they will receive an organ transplant or be forced to live a compromised life. For Julie Dabb Pencak, this is the reality she lives every day. Listen to Julie […]
The national waiting list for an organ transplant is more than 112,600 men, women and children with a staggering 102,865 of those individuals waiting for a kidney transplant. March is Kidney Health Awareness and Gordon Bowen plays host to find out why kidney health is so important.