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dialysis

Patient Story

‘It’s like a weight off my shoulders’

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

Patient Story

‘An amazing, selfless act’

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

‘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.

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.

Do taller patients fare worse on dialysis?

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

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.’