The teen years are a time of self-discovery, disorientation, but most of all fun! Most teens are already juggling many changes, responsibilities and activities, and kidney disease can feel like a balancing act of its own.
During this webinar, hear how others have balanced living with kidney disease as teens and learn more about where teens can go to find support. At times, it may seem tough, but it is possible to live your best life while maintaining your health. Your potential is limitless!
Our speakers, Dr. Sutha and Bayli, will share:
- Their journey with kidney disease and transplant
- Answers to common questions from teens
- Resources for teens
Ken Sutha, MD, PhD
Dr. Sutha is a pediatric nephrologist at Stanford Children’s Health and serves as a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford University School of Medicine, where he does kidney research under support from American Society of Nephrology Jared J. Grantham Research Fellowship. He is himself a patient with kidney disease, having had two kidney transplants since being diagnosed with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) at the age of 10.
Bayli is a sophomore at Fredrick Community College who majors in Library Sciences. She was born with multicystic dysplastic kidney disease. Bayli received her kidney transplant in 2011 at the age of 10.