LKDN Outdoor Digital Billboard Program

If you are in need of a kidney transplant and want to learn more about the new LKDN Billboard Initiative, click here.

Click here if you want the contact information of the person’s billboard you saw.

If you are interested in being a living kidney donor and you don’t know someone in need, click here.

THE PAIRED EXCHANGE CONUNDRUM

If You Have an Incompatible Donor You Need to Know About: The Paired Exchange Conundrum

30% of potential living kidney donors are not compatible with their intended recipient. Incompatible donors/recipients need to be listed in multiple donor pools to maximize their chances of being matched with another incompatible pair. The Conundrum is that transplant centers don’t tell incompatible pairs about the benefit of listing with multiple paired exchange programs.

To read The Paired Exchange Conundrum click here.

LKDN develops the first national campaign to educate the public about the need for Living Kidney Donors

Unlike the successful governmental programs that have educated the public about the need to register to be an organ and tissue donor, the public is unaware of the need for living kidney donors.

To learn more about the LKDN Fraternal Education Initiative click here.

If you are looking for a living kidney donor click below to watch a recent webinar titled: Having Your Donor Find YOU!!

Articles of Interest

  1. Dialysis patients know little about kidney transplants
  2. Heart health is important information for kidney transplant recipients
  3. Some deceased donor organs have a surprising shelf life
  4. Kidney transplants have better outcomes than dialysis
  5. Deceased donor allocation rules changing in December 2014
  6. 74 year old gets kidney transplant
  7. Some reasons why there are few deceased and living donor transplants
  8. 69 Year Old Recipient
  9. Finding a Kidney Donor on Facebook
  10. Life Saving Kidney From Church Member
  11. Long Term Health Risks Low for Donors
  12. Local Woman Offers Gift of Life to a Stranger
  13. Study Examines Health of Kidney Donors

 

Developing Your Kidney Kampaign. Click here

The Living Kidney Donors Network is a not-for-profit organization whose primary Mission is to educate people who need a kidney transplant about the living donation process and to prepare them to effectively communicate their need to family members and friends.

In the past 10 years the kidney transplant waiting list has doubled to over 90,000 people and many wait more than 5 years for a kidney transplant. There have been fewer deceased donations in 3 of last 4 years…and number of living donors was lower in 5 of last 6 years, both are troubling statistics. 

The LKDN also trains dialysis and transplant social workers on how they can help their patients pursue living donation. 

The LKDN Community Outreach Initiative educates the public about the overwhelming need for kidney transplants and the positive impact that living kidney donation is having. This program is facilitated by volunteers, recipients and donors who want to help the LKDN achieve their goals.

Harvey established the LKDN after recognizing the need for better resources while pursuing a successful living kidney transplant in 2006. Our purpose is to share knowledge and build the confidence to enable the life changing benefits of living donation. Click here to learn more about Harvey.
 
"Solutions are in everyone’s grasp."

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