Shad Ireland has accomplished what only a select few people can say – he competes in Ironman Triathlons. Having been on dialysis for decades, he shares his journey of despair to becoming a transformed athlete. His wisdom, drive and desire to help others with chronic kidney disease are evident with the many tools he has developed. You won’t be able to stay in your seat for this interview as it will make you want to get up, move and take action.
Visit the Shad Ireland Foundation to learn more.
You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.
With your Hosts…
Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.