Kent’s Kidney Stories with AAKP Ambassador Risa Simon

Melinda Starling
During this episode of Kent’s Kidney Stories, AAKP BOD member/ambassador Kent Bressler speaks with fellow ambassador Risa Simon on the tenth anniversary of her successful kidney transplant.On June 8, 2010, Risa received her transplant from a living donor, which was considered preemptive, and therefore allowed her to bypass dialysis.
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COVID-19 and My Recent Hospitalization

Melinda Starling
I was recently hospitalized in Munster Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana, from May 12 to May 17, 2020. The official diagnosis was Gastrointestinal Hemmorrhage. After a NM GI Bleeding Scan, an Endoscopy, and a Colonoscopy, it was determined that I had Ulcers and Diverticulitis.
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Kent’s Kidney Stories with AAKP BOD/Ambassador Kent Bressler

Melinda Starling
During this special anniversary episode of Kent’s Kidney Stories, Kent Bressler talks about his journey with kidney disease leading up to his transplant 33 years ago. It was on April 30, 1987, that Kent’s brother gave him the best gift he could ask for: a kidney.Working as a Registered Nurse (RN)
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Kent’s Kidney Stories with AAKP Ambassador Payal Shah

Melinda Starling
In the most recent episode of Kent's Kidney Stories, AAKP Board of Directors Member and Ambassador Kent Bressler speaks with Ambassador Payal Shah on her 22nd year post-transplant.Payal reflects on her journey with kidney disease, from being diagnosed to receiving a transplant at the age of 15.
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National High Potassium Awareness Day: Patient Story, Dawn Edwards

AAKP Ambassador, Dawn Edwards is no stranger to the implications of high potassium when it comes to kidney disease. Now, after a few eye-opening experiences, she wants everyone to be aware of those effects and be cautious when preparing their meals.

Melinda Starling
AAKP Ambassador, Dawn Edwards is no stranger to the implications of high potassium when it comes to kidney disease. Now, after a few eye-opening experiences, she wants everyone to be aware of those effects and be cautious when preparing their meals.
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Book Review: Howl Inspires Mr. YNOTT

This is another great children’s book about our friend Howl the Owl (Help Others With Love) and this time he’s helping out a true Kidney Hero, Edward “YNOTT” Drake, of The YNOTT? FOUNDATION.

Melinda Starling
This is another great children's book about our friend Howl the Owl (Help Others With Love) and this time he's helping out a true Kidney Hero, Edward "YNOTT" Drake, of The YNOTT? FOUNDATION.
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