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Mediterranean Diet May Help Preserve Kidney Function After Transplant

THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2020 — Following a Mediterranean-style diet may help protect kidney function after a transplant, a new study suggests. Kidney transplants can be a lifesaver, but within 10 years more than a third of recipients start to lose kidney function, researchers say. To see if diet could make a difference, Dutch researchers looked… Read More »

Tiwi Island kidney patient to return home

Like all Tiwi Islanders Anne-Marie Puruntatameri feels a deep connection to country and to her family. However the 67-year-old grandmother has been forced to live across the Timor Sea in Darwin for more than four years to access life-saving dialysis treatment because of her kidney disease. That has kept Mrs Puruntatameri separated from her husband… Read More »

Chance the Rapper sends out desperate plea in search of kidney donor for his aunt

Chance the Rapper during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images) Chance the Rapper sent out a plea on social media asking for the public’s help in finding a suitable kidney donor for his aunt. The Chicago rapper appealed to his 8 million followers to help find his aunt, Toni a kidney… Read More »