Tag: Health

When The Phone Rings….

Everyday a patient active on the Transplant List waits for the "Phone To Ring" calling them to receive the "Gift of Life" in the form of an organ transplant....

Toil In The Soil

I have found that the older I get the more I like to toil in the soil. After the winter at the beginning of spring I love to plant and watch my garden grow. This year I tried something different, I tried using an indoor greenhouse and started seedlings...

THE GIFT OF LIFE – ORGAN DONATION

There are many diseases’ that cause the need for replacing an organ. In this article I will focus on one organ, the Kidney. The Kidney is a filter and to keep it simple, it filters the blood to remove waste products, balance electrolytes and fluid. It can be damaged...

Dealing with Chronic Kidney Disease

This issue has become a question to me. Why do you wait to work up pediatric patients until they are so close to needing dialysis that they are almost too sick to survive the transplant surgery and recover? ...