Kidney Health Archives

Pair makes unlikely transplant match

September 29, 2022

Gina Micheli and Ira Hadnot needed each other and might not have met except Ira wanted a kidney and Gina wanted to be a donor. The two women were connected when a co-worker and potential donor was found to be an incompatible match. When Micheli, facilities manager at The Wisconsin Humane Society, learned of Ira’s… [Read More]

National Kidney Month

March 25, 2021

By Kathy Gaillard When Walter Cook was 15 years old and weighed in at only 106 pounds, one of the ‘church mothers’ pulled his mother aside and suggested she take him to the doctor to determine why he wasn’t growing. That doctor’s visit probably saved Cook’s life. His mother was informed that both her son’s… [Read More]