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Born Again and Again. Living Through an Organ Transplant By Ed Van Gennip
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A patients look at an organ transplant, from the years preceding, through illness and tests,to the transplant itself, to recover, and life thereafter. Interwoven is an aspect of faith, God's hand,... More > working through all that transpired.< Less
Born Again and Again. Living Through an Organ Transplant By Ed Van Gennip
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A patients look at an organ transplant, from the years preceding, through illness and tests,to the transplant itself, to recover, and life thereafter. Interwoven is an aspect of faith, God's hand,... More > working through all that transpired.< Less
STAYING ALIVE: Dialysis & Kidney Transplant Survival Stories By Alan Cooper, Jan Cooper
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Have you ever wondered what happens to kidney patients on dialysis? Do you know how organ transplants affect the lives of those who receive them... and those whose loved ones donate their... More > organs? Kidney disease is increasing rapidly. Kidney Research UK estimate at least a million people in the UK have undiagnosed kidney problems. This book contains stories about survivors and real life experiences told by some of those affected. The determination not only to survive but to thrive and live to the full revealed in these stories will move you deeply and sometimes make you laugh. Reading this book will give you an insight into a growing health problem which is still far too little known and understood. Includes a contribution by Dr Richard Fluck, National Clinical Director (Renal)< Less
Staying Alive: Dialysis & Kidney Transplant Survival Stories By Alan Cooper, Jan Cooper
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Have you ever wondered what happens to kidney patients on dialysis? Do you know how organ transplants affect the lives of those who receive them... and those whose loved ones donate their... More > organs? Kidney disease is increasing rapidly. Kidney Research UK estimate at least a million people in the UK have undiagnosed kidney problems. This book contains stories about survivors and real life experiences told by some of those affected. The determination not only to survive but to thrive and live to the full revealed in these stories will move you deeply and sometimes make you laugh. Reading this book will give you an insight into a growing health problem which is still far too little known and understood. Includes a contribution by Dr Richard Fluck,National Clinical Director (Renal)< Less
The “People Power” Health Superbook: Book 6. Organ Donation - Transplant Guide (Organs Are Scarce, People Buy Them, It’s Legal) By Tony Kelbrat
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The supply of organs for people that need them through organ donation is not enough to satisfy the demand. Some people go to foreign countries like Poland, Thailand or India to buy an organ. Some... More > organs can only be donated from a deceased person. Others come from living people like kidneys and bone marrow. Some day, all organs will be synthetic but not yet. This is a simple guide about organ donation-transplantation. Organ transplant is the process of replacing diseased organs with healthy ones. After that, the patient must take anti-reaction drugs for life. You can donate a few organs and still keep the body intact for a funeral or you can donate the body completely. You receive no pay although some places now are buying people's bodies in advance for when they die.< Less
A New Heart By Lennie and Lynn Nugent
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Lennie Nugent's heart was beyond repair. After years of battling heart disease, including several heart attacks and other serious heart issues, he was truly at the end of his life. Then in February... More > 2012, Lennie's heart wasremoved and he spent the next ten months living with an artifical heart. Finally, in December of that year, Lennie received the long awaited heart transplant and since that day, he and his wife, Lynn have reclaimed their family life and are living out the very special blessings God has given them. Join them on this emotional and faith filled journey of A New Heart, as they describe their fight against more than just heart disease.< Less
Journey to Life By Michael Rich
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This book chronicles one patients journey from symptoms to diagnosis and the exhaustive process of being placed on the transplant waiting list. It explains and demystifies the numerous tests and... More > proceedures as well as the pre and post transplant medications and their side effects.< Less
Personal Journal Of A Living Kidney Donor By Trevor Williams
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This story describes how I donated a kidney to my son Nick, with a timeline of events and experiences
Breathe: Living a Purposeful Life with Cystic Fibrosis By Jake Shavers
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Breathe: Living a Purposeful Life with Cystic Fibrosis ©, is the inspirational autobiography of Jake Shavers. At 41 years old, Jake Shavers is beating the odds. Born with Cystic Fibrosis, a... More > genetic chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system, he bravely fights the debilitating illness. Given the statistics, he was not expected to live to see the age of 20. Even now, he has faced and conquered near-death experiences 5 times. Against all odds, including a double lung transplant and a kidney transplant, Jake continues to thrive. His positive attitude and conviction in his faith gave him the strength and courage to compete in a half-marathon, exercise daily and give back through his work with children and adults facing similar situations. Jake attributes his success to his faith and knows he is here for a very special reason.< Less
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story By Eleanor Vincent
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In an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity, Eleanor Vincent seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. Eleanor raised her two daughters, Maya and Meghan,... More > virtually as a single-parent. Maya, the eldest, was a high-spirited and gifted young woman. Then at age 19, Maya mounts a horse bareback as a dare, falls and is left in a coma from which she will never recover. Ultimately Eleanor chooses to donate Maya's organs. Years later, Eleanor meets the recipient of Maya's heart and hears her daughter's heart beat again. Along the way, Eleanor re-examines her relationship with Maya, as well as the experiences that shaped Eleanor as a woman and mother. An inspiring account of the strength and healing power of the human spirit. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "Powerful prose with a meaningful and memorable message." Lee Gutkind, Founder, Creative Nonfiction Magazine< Less