Kidney transplant

In 2015, in the midst of her fight against Henoch-Schonlein purpura, then-10-year-old BilliJo Bowman was granted a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Instead of wishing[...]

By In the Loop • May 4, 2017

By the time he'd celebrated his 18th birthday, Logan Carmick had been through the medical wringer. Born with renal hypoplasia, he had his first kidney[...]

By In the Loop • May 2, 2017

In the mountains of Guatemala, in a small Mayan village called Xepatan, is a house. A newly constructed house that sits in stark contrast to[...]

By In the Loop • April 13, 2017

We don't want to be presumptuous, but we'd guess 2016's award for "Best Christmas Gift Given to a Mother" (if there were such a thing)[...]

By In the Loop • January 5, 2017

They say a friend in need is a friend indeed. And late last year, Lori Allan put that proverb to the test. During a longstanding[...]

By In the Loop • November 29, 2016

When Kate Burris sat down to watch an episode of "Grey's Anatomy" last November, the last thing she expected was a life-changing epiphany. But that's[...]

By In the Loop • July 28, 2016

Jennifer Tamol is part of a trend. A trend Martin Mai, M.D., a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus and chair of Mayo's Division of[...]

By In the Loop • July 7, 2016

Jolinda Conzemius has known for years that at some point, she'd need a kidney transplant. "I've known this was my fate since I was about[...]

By In the Loop • May 31, 2016

Greg McFarlane and his brother, Wain, have always shared a special bond. Together with their brothers Julian and Micah, the siblings founded the reggae band[...]

By In the Loop • March 24, 2016

Until May 5, 2015, Gena Perreault's only connection to Jeff Bruning was that he sold her husband paint at the local hardware store. That relationship[...]

By In the Loop • January 14, 2016