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  "In high school I was good at two things. One, I was a drama geek. I was in a bunch of plays. And I was on the crew team. Drama, I liked the social aspect. Communicating to people and telling a story. Rowing I really liked. It teaches you a[Read more]
Brigitte

Brigitte

""I told my family over lunch one day when I was 11 years old that I wanted to be a physician. They were quite surprised."[Read more]
Jan

Jan

"Looking back there were indications I did not recognize. For one I was seeing doctors and eventually was hospitalized for severe anemia. Everyone seemed to expect they would find bleeding as the cause. At that time I had no idea at all that an important job of the kidneys is[Read more]
Barbara

Barbara

  "A patient here went to the Philippines and had this made for me in a village."[Read more]
Brad

Brad

"Lola had kidney issues for many years, and in her 50’s had a kidney removed – I believe in the early 1970’s, in Birmingham, Alabama where most of my family hails from, including my parents.  She was diagnosed with Type II diabetes around the same time; no family history that[Read more]