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COVID-19 and Transplant Patients – Your Questions Answered

The Kidney Foundation, in collaboration with The Canadian Society of Nephrology, and the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program are proud to present this webinar, COVID-19 and Transplant Patients – Your Questions Answered. This webinar will give you the opportunity to ask questions to some of Canada’s leading nephrologists and transplant specialists.

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Looks Back on Receiving Fidney from Her Son

“Jan Clemis received a kidney from her son, Blair, and looks back on that time fondly in remembrance of Green Shirt Day. Green Shirt Day honours Logan Boulet, who donated his organs after the Humboldt Broncos crash two years ago. Clemis says that you are never too old to be an organ donor, and encourages families to talk about organ donation.”

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COVID-19 and Dialysis Patients – Your Questions Answered

The Kidney Foundation, in partnership with The Canadian Society of Nephrology is proud to present this webinar, COVID-19 for Dialysis Patients – Your Questions Answered.

This webinar will give you the opportunity to ask questions to some of Canada’s leading nephrologists and dialysis specialists.

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Organ Donor Becomes Best Friends with Stranger Who Received Her Kidney: ‘Most Amazing Journey’

“Francis, who was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease when she was 4, found out the disease had advanced into stage 5 kidney failure in 2016. She was in desperate need of a kidney donor, and she and her family turned to Facebook for help. That’s when Sipple came across the post detailing what Francis was facing.”

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Local Families Urge Registration For Green Shirt Day

“Organ Donation Awareness Month is recognized across Canada in April each year, but for the past two years April 7 has had extra significance in the campaign to increase registered donors. Green Shirt Day is championed by the parents of Logan Boulet, a 21-year-old hockey player who was one of 16 people who died as a result of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in 2018. Boulet had registered as an organ donor just weeks before the accident and had spoken to his father about his wishes a year before. His donation saved six people’s lives”

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