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Kent's Kidney Stories

Dec 31, 2020

Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with Chance and Ashleigh Eckert about preemptive living donor transplants. Chance was diagnosed with FSGS in his early twenties, while he was in college. He received a transplant five months ago at the age of 28. They share their transplant journey. The Eckert's are an...

Dec 23, 2020

Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent records a podcast while on his morning walk. He reflects on the monumental news of the U.S. Senate approval of immunosuppressive drug coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients. 

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Dec 18, 2020

Welcome back! In today’s milestone episode, Kent speaks with his friend and President of Kidney Solutions Board of Directors, Bruce Craft.  He received his Kidney Transplant from his Sister, nearly 50 years ago from his sister! Bruce shares his experience thus far as a transplant recipient. Later in the episode, our...

Dec 16, 2020

Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with Shephalie, Michelle, and Mike from Natera about the benefits of Prospera when a Transplant Patient is faced with testing for Rejection. Kent and his wonderful guests help unpack Prospera and all that this Rejection Assessment Tool has to offer. We learn:

  • How is...

Dec 8, 2020

Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with Christine and Trudy from Natera. At the beginning of the episode, Kent shares a profound message from Matthew Rabinowitz, Founder of Natera. We learn quite a bit about genetic testing, such as:

  • What are the benefits of genetic testing?"
  • How much does testing cost...