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Kent's Kidney Stories

May 4, 2022

Marana was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 9 years old. 15 years ago, it took her sight, and now she is living with only 13% kidney function and now need a kidney transplant. She is an athlete trained in Brazilian JiuJitsu and active as a personal trainer and nutrition coach for those who are pursuing...


Apr 25, 2022

Kent talks with his friend Paul Conway, the Chair of Policy and Global Affairs and the past President of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP). Paul has managed kidney disease for 40 years including nearly 3 years on home dialysis and is the recipient of a deceased kidney donor of over 23 years.

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Apr 10, 2022

Martin Hughes is the father of two adult children and an uncle to many nieces and nephews. He has spent the last 20 years working with formerly homeless families and individuals as a site director.  He would like to establish his own nonprofit agency to continue to help the homeless population in New York City. Martin...


Apr 1, 2022

Today’s interview is with Rinki and Michael Etheridge are an extraordinary team. Michael needs a kidney donor as his current transplanted kidney is in danger of failure. Rinki has taken on the daunting task of finding that donor. Rinki talks about how difficult it is to be a caregiver. She gives valuable insight...


Feb 28, 2022

Nancy’s kidney donor was her son Scott. She has known tragedy in the loss of one of her sons and has battled Multiple Sclerosis and Kidney Failure coming out on top. Her undying faith is gently expressed in her book called Stronger Than I Thought. Listen in and enjoy a wonderful conversation with author...