Celebration: Lori’s 4th Kidney Turns One


Lori's-fourth-kidney-transplantIt has been a health roller coaster ride for Lori over her 43 years of living with kidney disease. Lori shares with Stephen her gratitude for receiving her fourth kidney transplant in February of 2011 from her step-sister Cyndi. She never thought that the 4th kidney could be her best one ever. Listen as she shares her experience post-transplant, what her labs are and what she has learned along the ride.

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Stephen Furst 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.

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