Podcasts

The Waiting Game

Posted on October 19th, 2021 by Colleen Gerber

Roy-Allen Bumpers was first introduced to organ donation and Lifebanc through participating in the Stepping for Life show. As a member of Alphi Kappa Psi, he and his fraternity brothers work hard to help educate college students and their families about the need for more registered organ donors. Roy had a personal stake in the events because he had been diagnosed […]

Advocate for Others

Posted on March 9th, 2021 by Colleen Gerber

As Jim Myers went through dialysis and the transplant experience, he noticed a gap in advocacy for kidney patients. Determined to fill that gap, Jim started using his experience and education as an attorney with two MBAs in business and health administration to advocate full-time for proper kidney care; he  specializes in using social media to help fellow renal patients. Listen to a stimulating conversation with a national advocate and learn more about […]

Journey to Life

Posted on October 27th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

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 […]

A Family Diagnosis

Posted on October 12th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

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 […]