Organ Donor Hero: Eric Swanson
Relationship: Friend
Honored by: Cheryl Ferris
Date of Transplant: April 4, 2017

"I have PKD and was diagnosed when I was 25 years old. Now 65, I never had any serious symptoms til a couple of years ago. I went on the deceased donor list for transplant but the wait was 5-7 years. I began the search for a living donor. No one in my family. was able to help. In...
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Your Basic Metabolic Profile (BMP) blood test explained.
Your Basic Metabolic Profile BMP blood test explained

Blood Chemistry: What You Need to Know

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Many people think there is only one type of kidney stone. But in fact, there are different types.
Many people think there is only one type of kidney stone But

What Are Cystine Stones?

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Moved by an altruistic donor's decision to donate a kidney and start a donor chain, Sandra Pope wrote this beautiful tribute during her dad's transplant surgery.
Moved by an altruistic donors decision to donate a kidney and start

A Single Decision to Save One Life Saves So Many More

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Here is what you need to know if you have low iron levels and kidney disease.
Here is what you need to know if you have low iron levels and kidney disease

Your Kidneys and Iron

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Thank you to Keryx employees in San Diego who assembled 200 care packages for dialysis patients through our Drive for Dialysis program! The care packages were delivered to a local dialysis center.

Find out how you can host a Drive for Dialysis event in your office. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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This new website helps patients find matching clinical trials in their local area within 60 seconds just by answering a series of questions about their condition.
This new website helps patients find matching clinical trials in their local

Find a Clinical Trial

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Glomerular filtration rate is the best test to measure your level of kidney function and determine your stage of kidney disease.
Glomerular filtration rate is the best test to measure your level of

What is Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)?

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Why do we walk? For kidney patients, families, and people at risk. C’mon! Join us at a #KidneyWalk near you. #WalkTalkWednesday
Why do we walk For kidney patients families and people at risk

C’mon Walk With Us!

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A closer look at dairy foods will help those with decreased kidney function understand the importance of limiting dairy.
A closer look at dairy foods will help those with decreased kidney

Dairy and Our Kidneys

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There is no cure for kidney failure, but with treatment it is possible to live a long life.
There is no cure for kidney failure but with treatment it is possible to live a long life

What is Kidney Failure?

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You have a unique opportunity to help the FDA understand what it’s like to live with this disease and what new treatments are needed. Join us for a Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting, in person or by webinar, on August 4, 2017 from 8:30 am to 11 am in Silver Spring, MD. There is no charge for registration. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Fill out the survey below to start the process.
You have a unique opportunity to help the FDA understand what its

C3G Patient Survey

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How does sugar affect your kidneys?
How does sugar affect your kidneys

Sugar and Your Kidneys

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Organ Donor Hero: Terri Poulin
Relationship: Wife
Honored by: Ian Poulin
Date of Transplant: June 27, 2016

"My wife not only saved my life but has fought for it every step of the way. I found out I was in stage 4 soon after we started dating - not only did she stay with me, but helped improve my lifestyle to delay dialysis. Ultimately she was both a match and willing to donate - she is my own...
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Here are the top 6 kidney stone prevention tips.
Here are the top 6 kidney stone prevention tips

6 Easy Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

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Appetizers are meant to keep you fueled at parties but you should know which ones fit within your dietary limits so you can nibble wisely.
Appetizers are meant to keep you fueled at parties but you should

Small Bites, Big Sodium

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Carol Offen, who donated her kidney to her son, discovered many misconceptions about the process along the way.
Carol Offen who donated her kidney to her son discovered many misconceptions

5 Truths About Becoming a Living Donor

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Give your kidneys some love! Find a spring Kidney Walk near you and join the fight #HeartYourKidneys #WalkTalkWednesday
Give your kidneys some love Find a spring Kidney Walk near you

Find a Kidney Walk in your area!

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Medications save and improve lives, but it can be easy to overlook their risks and side effects.
Medications save and improve lives but it can be easy to overlook

5 Drugs You May Need to Avoid or Adjust if You Have Kidney Disease

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Too often, those with CKD and/or on dialysis are faced with a common refrain – “You don’t look sick.”
Too often those with CKD andor on dialysis are faced with a

You Don’t Look Sick

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