The National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin invites all transplant recipients, living donors, family members of deceased donors and dialysis patients to attend these upcoming programs.
All Living Well programs are held in the Community Conference Center, 8700 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, Room # 2.
Pre-registration with the NKFW office is encouraged.. Presentations begin at 6:30pm.
All programs are free.
SAVE THE DATE on your calendar:
Thursday, May 23 - COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE AND CREATIVITY
Presenter: Rebekah Engum RD, Author of “Creative Kidney Cooking”, and two time kidney transplant recipient. Enjoy dinner while seeing how to prepare foods at home that will help you before and after transplant. You will get answers and learn techniques from a Dietitian with firsthand experience.
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SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, May 11, 2013
20th Women of the World Health Conference
Italian Community Center, Milwaukee
The Women of the World health conference is dedicated to improving the health of women and families. Visit www.wowconference.org for more information.
These programs will be of interest to anyone who wants more information on living kidney donation and transplant. Dialysis patients or patients considering transplantation or who are on a waiting list should attend. Family members, friends and healthcare professionals are welcome. Experts from Wisconsin transplant centers will share the latest information and answer your questions.
- How does the kidney transplant waiting list work?
- What are the benefits of living kidney donation?
- Who can be a living donor? What is a humanitarian donor?
- What medical tests are required?
- What's involved in the surgery?
- What can I expect during my recovery?
- How are the expenses of testing and/or the surgery paid for?
All programs are FREE.
For Quick Facts on Living Donation, visit http://www.kidney.org/transplantation/livingDonors/index.cfm
ENDING THE WAIT
To learn how the National Kidney Foundation will END THE WAIT for kidneys and other organs, visit