Living Kidney Donor| Kidney Donor Recovery (2 yrs)

Living Kidney Donor| Kidney Donor Recovery (2 yrs)

one day I was at work and I was walking with my friend and we were talking and I don’t know what I was thinking I thought I was at the end of the stairs and I was talking to her and then just having a good time and I felt myself floating I had […]

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ICES study: organ donor registration rates in Ontario, 2011-2016

ICES study: organ donor registration rates in Ontario, 2011-2016

Does where you live in Ontario determine how likely you are to sign up as an organ donor? A new study from ICES and Western University shows between 2011 and 2016, likely thanks in part to the launch of the BeADonor.ca website, organ donor registration rates increased by 62% across Ontario. By 2016, roughly 1 […]

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National Donor Life Month puts spotlight on benefits of organ donation | Cronkite News

National Donor Life Month puts spotlight on benefits of organ donation | Cronkite News

April is national Donate Life Month. Reporter Chloe Ranshaw spent the day at Phoenix Children’s Hospital to learn how organ donors are helping children. Phoenix Children’s Hospital celebrated one big day for donation today. I met with one little girl who just celebrated her first birthday thanks to the generosity of a heart donor. Carie […]

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Nessun Dorma :Organ Donors Make a Difference Irene Grant-Jones Bedford/ Rhyl Sings Her Heart Out

Nessun Dorma :Organ Donors Make a Difference Irene Grant-Jones  Bedford/ Rhyl Sings Her Heart Out

Organ Donors Make a Difference. We celebrate each other. Lives filled with joy and pain. Precious, treasured memories stay in our hearts and minds forever more. One day my life on earth will end. Into eternity I’ll make my way. Whatever I believe will be. My healthy organs won’t need me. Imagine someone else’s dream […]

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Living Kidney Donation – Alonzo Mourning

Living Kidney Donation – Alonzo Mourning

In the time it takes to play a basketball game, two people will die waiting for an organ donation. Another dozen people are added to the wait list. Without a kidney transplant I would never play basketball again. But I did get a transplant thanks to my living donor. So now it’s not just basketball […]

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Tell Me a Story: Jovante Woods’ Story Spotlights Asthma and Organ Donation

Tell Me a Story: Jovante Woods’ Story Spotlights Asthma and Organ Donation

I’m Chandra Woods. And I’m Elbert Ickey Woods, Jovante’s father. He struggled with Asthma all his life. We thought we knew it all. We both grew up with asthma, as well. Ickey Woods: So we, as parents, I guess, thought we had the asthma thing under control. You think you know everything there is to […]

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Organ Donation: Expert Q&A

Organ Donation: Expert Q&A

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Donor Registration: How Does It Work?

Donor Registration: How Does It Work?

Donor registration: how does it work? You can register online using your DigiD code. You can register your choice immediately and change it at any time. If you do not want to use DigiD then you can complete a form online. Or you can complete a donor form on paper and return it by post. […]

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Sydney Sullivan’s Liver Transplant Story | Living Liver Donation | UW Health Transplant Program

Sydney Sullivan’s Liver Transplant Story | Living Liver Donation | UW Health Transplant Program

Sydney Sullivan at age 15 was one of the elite athletes in the world. In 2015 she won the Reebok CrossFit Games in her age category. She did this knowing she would eventually need a liver transplant. At age 12 Sydney was diagnosed with a rare liver disease. Her doctors told her she would need […]

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Can You Keep Donating and Regrowing Your Liver?

Can You Keep Donating and Regrowing Your Liver?

[♩INTRO] Here at SciShow, we recently learned a fun fact: You can donate over half your liver to someone who needs a transplant, and the tissue will grow back within a year. So then we got super curious: Could you just keep cutting chunks off and donating them and regrowing your liver, kind of like […]

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