Transplant Chronicles FALL 2012

From the Editor's Desk: HAPPY 20th Birthday NKF Transplant Chronicles!

By Laurel Williams, RN, MSN, CCTC

The Editor-in-Chief of Transplant Chronicles looks back at the amazing strides the transplant community has made over the past 20 years. To date, 270,296 donations have helped save or enhance the lives of 549,543 patients and their families. Read More →

Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/2819551282/You Are What You Think - Staying Focused on the Positive

By Blake Tennessen

Blake Tennessen was born with many serious health issues. But that didn't stop him from truly living life. Even after a few scary medical setbacks, Blake has always made it his goal to stay positive. Now Blake is a liver transplant recipient—and stays very active racing bikes and practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Read More →

Advocacy in Action

Read our blog to find out what's going on in the Capitol, to learn more about our advocacy activities, and to see how you can get involved!

Ben CharlsonMy Chance to Make a Difference

By Melissa Casebere

What's it feel like to offer someone a kidney, only to find out you're not a match? Seven years ago, Melissa Casebere found herself in just that position. Here's what she has to say about the experience. Read More →

JusticeWhat a Wonderful 30 Years!

By Rick Schwab

Rick Schwab reflects on his amazing life in the 30 years since he received a kidney transplant from his younger sister—and shares his excitement for the future he once believed was not possible. Read More →

 


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