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I've been noticing increase number of stories about people turning to social media for help, to find a kidney donor. This story is from Sacramento, not too far away from us. http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2014/07/17/man-who-used-facebook-to-find-kidney-donor-celebrates-1-year-mark-with-new-organ/. Have you tried using social media to find a…Continue
The NY Times today (Aug 22nd) has a great article about the pros and cons of paying kidney donors. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/08/21/how-much-for-a-kidney?emc=edit_th_20140822&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=67957259 What do you all think about this?Personally, I think the time has come to seriously consider such a means to enable more…Continue
Hi BAAKP folks,
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I'm Representing People with PKD on Capitol Hill May 1, 2014. This will be my 2nd trip, the first was in 2012 for NKF. Join me in support of the passage of The Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2013, bill numbers S. 323 and H.R. 1428 as much as I do? This is a key issue for me as a transplant recipient. But there are thousands of us who will be helped by this legislation now and in the…Continue