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My beautiful daughter, Abby, was born in 1996 with a rare kidney disease. In the critical hours following her birth in our hometown of Bakersfield, she was transported to the NICU at UCLA, and a team of pediatric nephrologists became both her lifeline and mine. When you are suddenly faced [...]
By jcbowden • March 30, 2016
Hi my is name Jonathan I am kidney transplant of 20 years my kidney transplant drs r awesome and amazing doctors in the world They have done amazing things in my life in so many surgeries I had sense 1993 though the years I went say thank you for my [...]
By guzman200131 • March 30, 2016
“I used to giggle and laugh at the people at the supermarket who were looking at labels; now I’m that person. I have to go, ‘Does this have too much sodium? Does this have too much potassium?’ Most people don’t have to think about whether they’re drinking too much orange [...]
By uclahealth • November 6, 2015
“There was a time where I didn’t do dialysis for a month, and I refused hemodialysis,” says Michelle Obespo-­‐Theus, whose high blood pressure led to kidney failure. She notes her biggest battle with kidney failure was ensuring that dialysis didn’t ruin her high-­profile career as a consultant for major athletes. [...]
By uclahealth • October 8, 2015
“Pete had a stem cell transplant because he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and the [subsequent] prescription drug interaction is the reason he experienced kidney failure,” says Kathleen Koch-Weser, wife of Pete Koch-Weser, who started peritoneal dialysis in June of 2013. Pete adds, “I’m on [...]
By uclahealth • September 25, 2015
"I completely lost my kidney function when I was 9 years old. My mom donated a kidney, but then I lost it in 2004. I've been on dialysis for 11 years," says 27-year-old Monserrat Hinojosa, who has focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, a kidney [...]
By uclahealth • September 15, 2015
“Everything goes back to my grandmother. She passed away from kidney failure. My mom (left) has it, my sister has it and I have it,” says 27-­‐year-­‐old Antonio Negrite, who has Alport’s syndrome, a genetic disease that leads to kidney failure. “My older brother, [...]
By uclahealth • July 6, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq-_7hyIEZ0   Alan and Blyden's Story Kidney Transplant Rejuvenates a Life and Reconnects Old Friends Friends since childhood but separated by years and geography, Alan Landros and Blyden Loutensock found each other again in a time of need. And when it came time for Loutensock to make [...]
By uclahealth • September 23, 2009