Mitchell student in need of kidney transplant, donations – Your Houston News: News

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 11:08 pm By Kimberly Sutton Halle Ludwig needs a kidney transplant. At age 11, this will be her second donated kidney. Ludwig, a fifth-grader at Mitchell Intermediate, was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. She has had more than 30 surgeries and received her mother’s kidney when she was … Continue reading “Mitchell student in need of kidney transplant, donations – Your Houston News: News”

Mattress Firm Provides the Comforts of Home for Transplant Patients | Business Wire

October 30, 2013 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, today announced that it will be donating 32 mattresses sets, 64 pillows and protection kits to Houston-based Nora’s Home, which provides affordable lodging for pre-transplant and post-transplant patients and their families who travel to any of Texas … Continue reading “Mattress Firm Provides the Comforts of Home for Transplant Patients | Business Wire”

Letting the air in: Sarah-Lyn receives long-awaited double-lung transplant | CTV Barrie News

Katherine Ward, CTV Barrie Published Tuesday, October 29, 2013 7:11PM EDT For the first time in a long time, a Barrie teenager is making plans for the future. Just weeks after a double lung transplant, Sarah-Lyn Copeland is making a list of all the things she wants to do. She’s starting by breathing easier. “Someone … Continue reading “Letting the air in: Sarah-Lyn receives long-awaited double-lung transplant | CTV Barrie News”

Mitchell student in need of kidney transplant, donations – Your Houston News: The Woodlands Villager: News

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 11:12 pm By Kimberly Sutton Halle Ludwig needs a kidney transplant. At age 11, this will be her second donated kidney. Ludwig, a fifth-grader at Mitchell Intermediate, was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. She has had more than 30 surgeries and received her mother’s kidney when she was … Continue reading “Mitchell student in need of kidney transplant, donations – Your Houston News: The Woodlands Villager: News”

Dr. Jeff Hersh: When is a kidney transplant necessary? – Clinton, MA – The Times & Courier

By Dr. Jeff Hersh Posted Oct 29, 2013 @ 06:43 PM Q: My niece’s son is going to have a kidney transplant. Why is this needed? A: Kidney function (also called renal function) is necessary for life. An adult’s kidneys filter over 200 quarts of blood per day in order to: – remove toxins and … Continue reading “Dr. Jeff Hersh: When is a kidney transplant necessary? – Clinton, MA – The Times & Courier”