How Do You Ask For a Kidney?

How Do You Ask For a Kidney - Kidney Talk

Harvey Mysel - how do you ask for a kidneyOver 80,000 people in the United States are awaiting a kidney transplant. Living donation is becoming more common to help meet the critical need. Harvey Mysel is the President/Founder of the Living Kidney Donor Network and discusses his mission with Stephen and Lori and how to help people find a living donor. He describes how to approach this difficult topic that at times can seem taboo, and let people know that they are in need. Don’t miss this informative interview.


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With your Hosts…

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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