Kidney Disease

My wife  has a new style!

March 29, 2019

My wife has a new style!

By Sergovia50 Sergovia50

More than 5 years ago my wife needed to start dialysis after being diagnosed with kidney failure, her whole life style ( our whole life style) changed dramatically. Back then our daughter was just 3 years old, for me as a husband and daddy was heart breaker experience when one day I saw my daughter […]

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Tags: dialysis, Doctors Day, Dr Jeffrey Veale, featured, kidney exchange program, kidney failure, kidney transplant, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Power of saving & sharing Life!

May 21, 2018

Power of saving & sharing Life!

By DaveB DaveB

I have been under Dr Rastogi’s care as a CKD patient for over 5 years. Ever since our first meeting at the Ronald Reagan Hospital, UCLA, I have been a great admirer of him, putting my full faith and trust in his hands as my Life saver! I was amazed that as a medical professional […]

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Tags: Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD patient, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured, kidney diseases, Kidney Fair, nephrologist, patient stories, patient story, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Pedro's Journey

May 15, 2018

Pedro’s Journey

By Pedro Pedro

I am writing this to give back a little of all I have received from Dr. Rastogi and his team. I have been a highly disciplined professional bodybuilder for over 25 years and participated in many international competitions. I was a stranger to health issues until, a few weeks before the most important international tournament […]

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Tags: blood pressure, dialysis, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, health crisis, heart attack, intensive care unit, kidney failure, kidney infection, kidney transplant, patient stories

Molly's Journey

May 9, 2018

Molly’s Journey

By Molly Molly

Molly C., like many members of her family forefathers suffers from a genetic disease known as Polycystic Kidney Disease. Molly initially experienced a slow deterioration of her kidney function and by March 2016 was faced with the harsh reality that her kidneys were only working at 13% of their capability. Molly was in need of […]

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Tags: dialysis, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured story, kidney transplant, patient stories, patient story, peritoneal dialysis treatment, polycystic kidney disease

March 26, 2018


By selby1 selby1

On June 15, 2017 I received a liver and kidney transplant at UCLA due to Polycystic Kidney and Polycystic Liver Disease. I knew for many years that as the disease progressed, it would result in kidney dialysis and eventually a kidney transplant. There is no treatment for the disease so it is a waiting game. […]

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Tags: appointment, clinical trials, Connie Frank Kidney Transplant Center, cysts, dialysis, double transplant, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, Dr. Farmer, Dr. Gabriel Danovitch, Dr. Han Gritsch, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, Dr. Sammie Saab

UCLA Gave Me A New Life

January 4, 2018

UCLA Gave Me A New Life

By Mohawk Mike Mohawk Mike

In August 2017,  Dr. Veale at UCLA Medical Center transplanted my new live kidney into my body. I had been on dialysis for 2 years and was blessed with a live donor. The level of care I received from all the doctors and staff at Ronald Reagan far exceeded anything I have ever experienced anywhere […]

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Tags: dialysis, Dr Jeffrey Veale, featured, heart disease, inoperable heart blockage, kidney transplant, kidney transplantation, live donor, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, transplantation

Dr. Rastogi Truly Cares

September 7, 2017

Dr. Rastogi Truly Cares

By simonlewissimonlewis simonlewissimonlewis

I met Dr. Rastogi years ago at a PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) awareness event, and it was clear from the start that he cared deeply for his patients. Dr. Rastogi has helped me enroll in multiple PKD clinical trials and manage my PKD, and over the years, he has always treated my family and I […]

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, kidney disease, patient stories, PKD, PKD clinical trials, polycystic kidney disease

Never giving up hope with kidney disease

July 26, 2017

Never giving up hope with kidney disease

By soutang99 soutang99

My name is Sou. I was a dialysis patient; I am a peritoneal dialysis nurse and I am also a kidney transplant recipient. In November 2011, I was one of the lucky patient’s to have crossed paths with the world’s best nephrologist, Dr. Anjay Rastogi. Dr. Rastogi and his teams were very compassionate from the […]

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Tags: deceased donor, dialysis patient, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured, kidney disease, kidney transplant, kidney transplant recipient, kidney transplantation, nephrologist, nursing school, organ donations, patient stories

April 19, 2017

UCLA Kidney Health Fair 2017

By lexie19 lexie19

I attended the UCLA Kidney Health Fair in Santa Monica, CA on March 26, 2017 as a volunteer. I was amazed with the turnout and how excited everyone was as they increased their knowledge of kidney disease, nutrition and diet, and kidney resources. Our event attracted a lot of attention from nearby bikers and runners/walkers, […]

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Tags: patient stories, UCLA Kidney Health Fair

Kidney awareness event hosted by Dr. Rastogi

April 13, 2017

Kidney awareness event hosted by Dr. Rastogi

By vero1 vero1

Best kidney-awareness event by far that was held on Saturday March 26th, 2017 at the Santa Monica Beach hosted by Dr. Anjay Rastogi. The event hosted a lot of informational booths that allowed the community and myself to gain further knowledge about kidney diseases, kidney treatments and most importantly about kidney donation. All the guests […]

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Tags: patient stories