Patient Story

29 Mar Kidney Disease: Faith Guides the Journey that Leads to Praise

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_34450" align="alignright" width="279"] Markeya during her dialysis treatment.[/caption] Growing up in Nashville, Tennessee, 29-year-old Markeya Douglas attended the First Baptist Church South Inglewood her entire life. As a youth, she watched people praise God and she was...

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18 Dec Kidney Transplant Could Fix What Diabetes Broke

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_single_image image="34037" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_facebook][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_tweetmeme share_via="DCI_Dialysis"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Sergio Macias is a loving father and grandfather. He does what every good dad wants to...

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23 Feb

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="31377" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_facebook][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_tweetmeme][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Patient Spotlight: Kim Graham What’s the most surprising news you ever received? For Kim Graham, that answer...

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15 Nov 40 years on dialysis and going strong!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_facebook][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_tweetmeme][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Ken Flodine of the DCI North Versailles clinic in Pennsylvania reached a milestone on November 6 this year – 40 years since his first dialysis treatment ever on November 6, 1976. Ken was 19 in 1976,...

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03 Oct Ms. Eva’s 100th Birthday!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]The story shared below is done so with permission given by the patient. This story was provided by Joni Frey, social worker, at DCI Crowley.   It is not every day that you meet a centurion, much less one...

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29 Aug Mr. Lucas’ Journey of 35 Years on Dialysis

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]The story shared below is done so with permission given by the patient. This story was provided by the staff of DCI Cincinnati.  Mr. Lucas’ kidney disease story began in 1981, when he was 16 years old. He...

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29 Aug Beverly’s Story: Celebrating 30 years of Dialysis

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]The story shared below is done so with permission given by the patient. This story was provided by Sonya Dilworth, MSW, at DCI Humboldt. Beverly Givens learned she would need dialysis in 1986. On July 29, 2016, Beverly...

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20 Jul Craig B.

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15 Jul Eileen Werner: The Power of Pre-Emptive Transplants

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="29168" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_facebook][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_tweetmeme][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]When Eileen’s mother found out she had Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) no one in the...

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15 Jul Patient Spotlight: Dorothy Bradley-Gonzalez

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="29169" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_facebook][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_tweetmeme][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Kidney disease progresses over time and a person’s needs change throughout the progression. Who is...

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