Preparing for a Kidney Transplant

Preparing for a Kidney Transplant-Kidney-Talk

How do you know if you’re a candidate for a kidney transplant? What is Title XXII? What are the criteria for getting listed at a transplant center? What are the benefits of receiving a transplant? Have you ever heard of a “telephone tree”? Do you have questions about transplantation? Lori and Stephen visit with this week’s guest, Jacki Harris, RN a certified clinical transplant coordinator about preparing for a kidney transplant. Tune in and listen to KidneyTalk! as Lori and Stephen ask the hard questions and Jacki provides the answers.

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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 Illnessand is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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