Tag: Kidney Transplant

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Diabetes tried to take many things away from Karin, but it couldn’t take her ambition.

“My daughter was close to kidney failure, and when I heard that, she didn’t have to ask me, I told her that I would donate a kidney.”

My biggest fear before donating was that they would take the kidney and put it into my daughter’s body, and then it wouldn’t work. I was never nervous about the actual surgery or the recovery afterwards

The Power of Human Resilience: Quelqu’un m’a dit

I just listened to a song by Carla Bruni and it triggered many feelings that have nothing …

TEDx Lugano – How Diabetes Patients Can Transform the Diabetes Pandemic

Take a look at Lyfebulb CEO Karin Hehenberger’s TEDx Lugano talk!

My Sister’s 7 Year Kidney Transplant Anniversary

Last night my family got together to celebrate the seven year anniversary of my sister’s kidney transplant. …

Live Kidney Donation and Life Insurance

In June 2015, my Home and Auto insurance provider, AMICA of Rhode Island, sent me a letter …

Winter and the BUGS

Autoimmune diseases such as MS, Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis all have the basic problem …

Drinking and Diabetes

Enjoying a glass of wine or a cocktail is part of many peoples’ idea of a good …

Traveling with three kidneys, two pancreata, and a pacemaker!

Living life with a chronic disease is at best a daily battle, but most of us don’t …

The Donor’s Perspective

On March 12, 2009, at the Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York, Dr. Rodrigo Sandoval extracted a kidney …