Traveling Around the Globe: Adventures of a Hemodialysis Patient

So, you think your traveling days are over now that you’re on dialysis? Think again. On this week’s show, Lori Hartwell and Stephen Furst talk with Bill Peckham, who shares the adventures of a hemodialysis patient. He has has visited 29 countries on five continents since starting dialysis, dialyzing in 19 of them!

Adventures of a Hemodialysis Patient

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

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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 book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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