In 2009, Arbedale was hospitalized and nearly lost her life, as her kidneys were functioning at just 7%.
She has since been diagnosed with a blood disorder that has damaged her kidneys, and doctors now say a kidney transplant is essential. While awaiting her transplant, she endures regular dialysis treatments, which take a toll on her survival.
At birth, Carter was diagnosed with branchio-oto-renal syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that has caused hearing loss and an underdeveloped kidney that only functions at 20%. Doctors say a kidney transplant is necessary.
Like any little boy, Carter likes to spend as much time playing as possible. He loves sports, karate, visiting the beach with his family and...
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In 1999, David visited his doctor because he thought he had the flu.
He was shocked to learn he was actually suffering from end-stage renal failure, which would eventually require a kidney transplant. The following year, David began regular dialysis treatments, which he endured for nine long years, along with countless doctors’ visits and procedures. Then...