The Offer Family went through a crisis that many kidney dialysis patients know about: going from leading a carefree, regular life one day to walking into a dialysis clinic for treatment the next. But Daniel Offer is a physician as well as a medical researcher and professor at a university. He was still shocked, as was his family, which includes his wife and his daughter. So they wrote a book together called Dialysis Without Fear to help other people going through dialysis treatments.
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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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