"As things begin to reopen and more and more people are resuming normal life, I am reminded that my body is not like others. I know that I have to trust myself, be safe and unapologetically ask the question, “Are you vaccinated?” when I am unsure of someone’s status...I know this is my new normal—but does it have to be this way?" - Alysia, AKF Ambassador. Read more on our blog. READ MORE >>TOPICS: AKF Ambassador, Kidney transplant, Stories, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease
Kidney Today Blog Archive
Topic: AKF Ambassador
I’m a pediatric nephrologist and two-time kidney transplant recipient. I was vaccinated against COVID-19.
AKF Ambassador Ken Sutha is a pediatric nephrologist and two-time kidney transplant recipient. He also received some of the earliest doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about his experience and how he views the vaccine as a patient and health care provider. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, AKF Ambassador, Kidney transplant
AKF Ambassador and radio host Elizabeth Kay is on a mission to donate her kidney so her mother-in-law can one through the paired exchange program. She updates her listeners about her journey on the air and says the support they've shown “has been overwhelming.” READ MORE >>TOPICS: Living with kidney disease, Living Donor Protection Report Card, AKF Ambassador, Kidney transplant
AKF Ambassador Nichole received the call letting her know a kidney was available for her right in the middle of the first wave of COVID-19. She reflected on the stress and anxiety she felt receiving a transplant during the pandemic in our latest blog post. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Advocacy and policy, AKF Ambassador, Kidney transplant