Meet Shannon

Shannon Cook, a registered nurse specializing in nephrology, met her future husband, Anthony, when he was starting home dialysis at age 25. As an RN, wife, mother and devoted care partner, Shannon shares how peritoneal dialysis (PD) fit their exceptionally busy lives—and how Anthony’s treatment has a very happy ending, when he received a kidney transplant one Valentine’s Day.

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Meet Chris

Can people on dialysis travel? Avid hiker and camper Chris Greene's story leaves you with a resounding yes. While Chris’ diagnosis came out...

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Meet Sam

Sam was a 19-year-old college soccer star when he was diagnosed with kidney failure and told he needed dialysis. At the time, he felt he’d lost all control...

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Meet Ron – Transplant Recipient

Ron is a beloved music educator and father who was thriving on in-center dialysis before receiving a kidney transplant in 2018—from his daughter...

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