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April 23, 2019

‘I Saw a Need, So I Helped Fill It:’ Volunteer Donates Kidney So Another May Live

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

As a new retiree, Carroll Sharp took patients to and from kidney dialysis and saw how their condition affected them. So when he learned about being a living kidney donor, he stepped up in a big way.

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Tags: diabetes, dialysis, Dr. Carrie Schinstock, Dr. Mikel Prieto, Gift of Life Transplant House, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Nephrology

November 17, 2016

Grateful Patient Honors Care Team With the Gift of a Goat

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

It’s the time of year we tend to think about gifts and candy, and gifts of candy. A Mayo patient had something a little different in mind when she thought about how to show her appreciation for the folks in Mayo Clinic’s Division of Nephrology and Hypertension who have cared for her for years. In […]

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Tags: Dr. Gary Schwartz, Heifer International, hypertension, Nephrology

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