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August 13, 2019

Skip Sturtz is a Cheerful Giver, Donating a Kidney to a Stranger

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Not long into his retirement, Skip Sturtz felt a stirring to do something life-changing for someone else. He reached out to Mayo Clinic and began the process of becoming an altruistic donor.

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Tags: Dr. Tom Shives, kidney donation, Mayo Clinic Radio, nondirected living donor, Tracy McCray

December 20, 2018

Blanket Drive is About More Than Keeping Patients Warm

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Seth Bayles set out to collect 100 blankets to give to patients going through dialysis. But when the word spread, donations started rolling in, and Seth and his family were able to donate nearly 500 blankets.

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Tags: dialysis, Dr. Phil Fischer, kidney disease, kidney donation, Kidney transplant

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