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The National Kidney Registry Reaches 2,000 Active Patient Microsites for Kidney Patients Seeking a Living Donor

Today the National Kidney Registry announced the activation of its 2,000th patient microsite. The microsite program provides free websites and coaching to transplant patients seeking a living donor. The theory behind the microsite program is that if a patient can direct potential donors to a website that effectively tells their story, they will connect with […]

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Sign asking for kidney works: ‘Got one!’

When Linda Griggs needed a kidney transplant, an artist friend helped get the word out with a 5-foot hand-painted sign including the URL to Griggs’ National Kidney Registry microsite. The sign got 137 potential donors to register with the NKR. One was a match.

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Flagstaff man receives kidney from generous donor

A Flagstaff man has received the gift of life, undergoing successful transplant surgery after his wife spent months trying to find him a living donor. Their miracle was finally answered when a woman contacted them through Facebook and ended up being a match.

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Locals Launch Kidney Disease Support Group

Michael Saylor got a mulligan—a second chance at life after experiencing kidney failure at age 44—thanks to a living kidney donor who responded to a Facebook plea for a donor from Michael’s wife, LeighAnn. Now the Saylors want to pay it forward by helping give a mulligan to others.

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