PATIENT STORY

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 2

On kidney dialysis? Heal step by step

Even those with advanced problems can benefit from a 'low-intensity' exercise regimen.

December 6, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s like a weight off my shoulders’

Pediatric palliative care team helps families navigate 'an incredibly confusing' medical world.

October 26, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

After waiting his whole life, 5-year-old Jazir Westerfield receives a kidney.

August 1, 2016 8
PATIENT STORY

‘An amazing, selfless act’

A teen’s need for a kidney transplant inspires a flood of volunteer donors.

May 6, 2016 14

‘We take it day by day’

After a rare kidney disease strikes three of their four sons, requiring back-to-back transplants, the Brann family has high hopes for a 'normal' 2016.

December 25, 2015 4
PATIENT STORY

‘We didn’t think he would survive’

4-year-old Jazir Westerfield undergoes dialysis at home every night as he awaits a kidney transplant.

October 26, 2015 9
PATIENT STORY

The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

October 16, 2015 3

Do taller patients fare worse on dialysis?

Research indicates risk of premature death is higher in tall men than in tall women.

October 10, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

June 24, 2015 0