Policing Kidney Disease

Policing Kidney Disease-Kidney-Talk

Donald England - kidney talkThis week’s guest on KidneyTalk is Donald England, a full-time, on-the-beat police officer who is also a kidney patient. With an abdomen full of peritoneal dialysis fluid (he uses the CCPD cycler at night), Don patrols the streets of Kokomo, IN, keeping its citizens safe. Don shares his story of living a successful life, including managing kidney disease.

Tune in and listen as Don talks with Lori and Stephen about his work as an active duty officer (he will be featured in an upcoming show on the FBI Files) and some of the important things kidney disease has taught him. You will be inspired by Don’s honesty, openness, and attitude about life!

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

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 Illnessand is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

Web ID 600