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True strength isn't about what you can do; it's about conquering the challenges you once thought were impossible. 💪✨
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True strength isnt about what you can do; its about conquering the challenges you once thought were impossible. 💪✨
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#Strength #overcomefear #overcome #kidneydonor #KidneyHealth #kidneydisease #kidneyfailure #dialysispatient #DialysisWarrior #goodvibes #GoodMorningAmerica #BeStrongInTheLord #texas #houstontx #impossible #topossible

📢 Join us for an exciting FREE conference at Texas Southern University on "Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Data in Healthcare: What do I need to know?" 🌐

🗓 Date & Time: Thursday, June 27th, 2024 | 10 AM - 2 PM

📍 Location:
School of Public Affairs, Auditorium Room 114, Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004

✨ Highlights:

>Door open at 9:30 am
>Lunch provided
>There will be a vendor exhibit
>Free Community Health Worker CE credit hours
>Free Parking at TSU East Garage

📌 Pre-registration preferred. Join us in person or virtually via Zoom!

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Zoom: tsu-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nk16VJP_SfO0zSH30hHuPA#/registration

👉 Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the future of healthcare technology!

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#Healthcare #AI #Technology #TSU #Conference2024 #HealthEquity #CaseStudy #paneldiscussion #speakerseries #WhatsNew #Data #datascience #datahealthcare #wearable #healthdevices #WhatINeedToKnow #Houstonmethodist #CBMHR #AHEPTSU #freeevent #lunchprovided #opentothepublic❤️💪🏾
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📢 Join us for an exciting FREE conference at Texas Southern University on Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Data in Healthcare: What do I need to know? 🌐

🗓 Date & Time: Thursday, June 27th, 2024 | 10 AM - 2 PM

📍 Location:
School of Public Affairs, Auditorium Room 114, Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004

✨ Highlights:

>Door open at 9:30 am
>Lunch provided
>There will be a vendor exhibit 
>Free Community Health Worker CE credit hours
>Free Parking at TSU East Garage

📌 Pre-registration preferred. Join us in person or virtually via Zoom!

🔗 Click here or scan the QR code to register!
In-Person: https://tsu.us1.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=91156c235bdbe71f07808df17&id=f94050592c

Zoom: https://tsu-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nk16VJP_SfO0zSH30hHuPA#/registration

👉 Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the future of healthcare technology!

@CMBHR @houstonmethodist
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#Healthcare #AI #Technology #TSU #Conference2024 #HealthEquity #CaseStudy #paneldiscussion #speakerseries #WhatsNew #Data #datascience #datahealthcare #wearable #healthdevices #WhatINeedToKnow #Houstonmethodist #CBMHR #AHEPTSU #freeevent #lunchprovided #opentothepublic❤️💪🏾

🌍 Traveling while on dialysis can seem daunting, but with the right preparation, it’s totally doable! Here are some essential tips to ensure you have a smooth and stress-free journey:

Enjoy your travels and stay healthy! 💙
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🌍 Traveling while on dialysis can seem daunting, but with the right preparation, it’s totally doable! Here are some essential tips to ensure you have a smooth and stress-free journey:

Enjoy your travels and stay healthy! 💙
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#DialysisTravel #KidneyHealth #ChronicIllness #TravelTips #HealthJourney #RenalDiet #StayPrepared #HealthyTravel #DialysisLife #TravelSmart #exploretransplant #kidneydisease #kidneytransplant #CKD

💡 Stay Informed! 💡
🚨 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) 🚨
Knowing the signs and risks of kidney disease can save your life. Regular check-ups, a healthy diet, and proper hydration are crucial.

LEARN MORE ABOUT KIDNEY DISEASE BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE: EXPLORE TRANSPLANT

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🌟 Take Care of Your Kidneys! 🌟
Your kidneys are essential for your overall health. Drink plenty of water, eat a balanced diet, and avoid excessive salt to keep them in tip-top shape!

Want to learn more about Kidney Disease? Visit Exploretransplant.org

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🌟 Take Care of Your Kidneys! 🌟
Your kidneys are essential for your overall health. Drink plenty of water, eat a balanced diet, and avoid excessive salt to keep them in tip-top shape!

Want to learn more about Kidney Disease? Visit Exploretransplant.org 

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#exploretransplant #KidneyHealth #Wellness #HealthyLiving #KnowYourBody #KidneyCare #PatientExperience #OrganDonation #KidneyDonation #CommunitySupport #Donate #TexasMedicalCenter #HoustonTx #LivingDonor #livingkidneydonor #kidneyfailure #KidneyDisease #chronickidneydiseaseawareness

After Dr. Andrea Meinder’s compelling talk about using deceased donor vessels for living donor kidney vascular reconstruction (spoiler alert: it’s safe), a buzz in the room suggested this needs to be published as a new solution immediately. 🚀🩺 #ATC2024Philly #Transplantation #MedicalInnovation #LivingDonation ... See MoreSee Less

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After Dr. Andrea Meinder’s compelling talk about using deceased donor vessels for living donor kidney vascular reconstruction (spoiler alert: it’s safe), a buzz in the room suggested this needs to be published as a new solution immediately. 🚀🩺 #ATC2024Philly #Transplantation #MedicalInnovation #LivingDonation

Proud moment at #atc2024philly! Watching Dr. RJ Briggs (my husband!) deliver an insightful talk on how increasing living donation rates can lead to Medicare cost savings and improved patient survival. 🩺💡 #livingdonation #healthcareinnovation #transplantation ... See MoreSee Less

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Proud moment at #ATC2024Philly! Watching Dr. RJ Briggs (my husband!) deliver an insightful talk on how increasing living donation rates can lead to Medicare cost savings and improved patient survival. 🩺💡 #LivingDonation #HealthcareInnovation #Transplantation

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Such strong advocacy for living donation! Bless you both!

I didn’t know RJ was there. How awesome!

Great to see you Amy!

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Transplant news

INSIGHTS FROM KIDNEY RECIPIENTS, LIVING DONORS AND TRANSPLANT PROFESSIONALS

  • Why seeing a therapist almost kept me from donating my kidney?

    Why seeing a therapist almost kept me from donating my kidney?

    Written by Martha Gershun, Guest Blogger When I reached out to the Mayo Clinic in 2017 to see if I could be a living donor for a kidney patient I had read about in the newspaper, I had no idea if I would qualify.  First, of course, I didn’t know if I would be a blood and HLA tissue type …Read more
  • What if one of my children needs a kidney?

    What if one of my children needs a kidney?

    Written by Martha Gershun, Guest Blogger When I told people I was planning to donate a kidney to a woman I read about in the newspaper many asked “But what if one of your children (or your husband) needs a kidney someday?  You won’t be able to save their life.” The answer for me was easy.  I was already 61.  …Read more
  • Legislative Efforts to Support Living Kidney Donors

    Legislative Efforts to Support Living Kidney Donors

    Written by Martha Gershun, Guest Blogger  Donating a kidney can be expensive.  While the recipient’s insurance – whether through a private company or Medicare – fully covers the donor’s medical, surgical, and hospital expenses, it does not cover out-of-pocket costs. This means many who donate some distance from their home town are left to cover their own expenses for transportation, …Read more