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Episode 54: Jason Nunez 1 Year Kidney Transplant Anniversary Special

Kent's Kidney Stories

Release Date: 01/17/2021

Episode 62: AAKP Ambassador Robert Friedman’s 3 Year Transplant Anniversary Special show art Episode 62: AAKP Ambassador Robert Friedman’s 3 Year Transplant Anniversary Special

Kent's Kidney Stories

Kent and AAKP celebrate Robert (Bob) Friedman's Kidneyversary. Bob is a very knowledgeable Kidney Warrior and imparts some valuable information about kidney transplant and kidney disease in general. A delight to listen to and thanks to Bob for coming on. Click for more information on the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP).  If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at Host: Kent BresslerProducer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 61  Lisa Baxter - Pearls of Wisdom from a Kidney Warrior show art Episode 61 Lisa Baxter - Pearls of Wisdom from a Kidney Warrior

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Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent has a conversation with the one and only. Lisa Baxter. She endured dialysis for 12 years until she received "the call." Listen in, as Lisa shares her story and shares some pearls of wisdom for all Kidney Warriors.  Don't forget to subscribe to the Lisa Baxter Show . If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected] For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at  Host: Kent Bressler Producer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 60: Peter Maag, PhD Executive Chairman of CareDx show art Episode 60: Peter Maag, PhD Executive Chairman of CareDx

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Kent has an open conversation with Peter Maag, PhD, the current Executive Chairman of the Board of CareDx. Mr. Maag has been instrumental in the growth of CareDx and shares the company's focus on pre and post-transplant care with an emphasis on data use and the human element of the transplant continuum of care. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected] For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at Host: Kent BresslerProducer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 59: AAKP Ambassador Charles Cranford’s 10th Transplant Anniversary Special show art Episode 59: AAKP Ambassador Charles Cranford’s 10th Transplant Anniversary Special

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Charles Cranford worked for the Federal Government for just over 40 years and retired as the Director of the Eastern Management Development Center in Shepherdstown, WV. He is a native of Chicago and was transplanted 10 years ago at Johns Hopkins. His wife is a living donor and he's eternally grateful for her generosity and love. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected] For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at Host: Kent BresslerProducer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 58  AAKP Ambassador Lana Schmidt’s 5th Transplant Anniversary Special show art Episode 58 AAKP Ambassador Lana Schmidt’s 5th Transplant Anniversary Special

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Kent talks with Lana Schmidt on her kidney transplant anniversary. After being diagnosed with an uncommon disease called , she endured dialysis for 13 years. She received a kidney transplant using a specialized drug, Eculizumab (Soliris), because of her high antibodies. She has been a long time kidney advocate and is on the American Association of Kidney Patients Board of Directors and Executive Committee. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at Host: Kent BresslerProducer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 57: Two-Time Kidney Transplant Recipient &AAKP Ambassador Chef Oliver Hale Transplant Anniversary Special show art Episode 57: Two-Time Kidney Transplant Recipient &AAKP Ambassador Chef Oliver Hale Transplant Anniversary Special

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Kent has the privilege of interviewing world-renowned Chef, Oliver Hale. They talk about Oliver’s journey to transplant and how he has combined his experience with kidney disease and transplant with his love for cooking. It is a story of success and perseverance. His son Jason was also in the mix to give his father a boost. Jason has received two transplants but our conversation is with his dad. Jason will be invited in to tell his story at a later date. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected] For more...

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Episode 56: Ivey Dennen - Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Recipient show art Episode 56: Ivey Dennen - Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Recipient

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Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent has a conversation with  Ivey Dennen about her kidney/pancreas transplant. Ivey had been a type one diabetic for several years before her double organ transplant. Listen in, as Ivey shares how it came about and how she has progressed. You will be amazed. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected] For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at Host: Kent Bressler Producer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 55: Chelsea Roman - A Positive Attitude Will See You Through show art Episode 55: Chelsea Roman - A Positive Attitude Will See You Through

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Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with Chelsea Roman. She shares her inspirational journey to kidney transplant. Chelsea has battled major health concerns with her kidneys since birth. She celebrated the one year anniversary of her kidney transplant in November of 2020. She also reflects on when she received the call for her transplant and what she does to show appreciation for this tremendous gift. She is now back at work, with as a Patient Consultant.  If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at For more information on Kidney...

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Episode 54: Jason Nunez 1 Year Kidney Transplant Anniversary Special show art Episode 54: Jason Nunez 1 Year Kidney Transplant Anniversary Special

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Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with our Audio Engineer/Producer, Jason Nunez. He endured Peritoneal Dialysis and a Right Foot Below-the-Knee Amputation before receiving the gift of life with a Kidney Transplant on 01/16/20. Kent and Jason have a great conversation about Jason’s Kidney Journey, his return to full-time work after 4 years, testing positive for COVID-19, and much more! Follow Jason’s Kidney Journey on his .  Tune in to 2 Guys 6 Kidneys with Jason and his fellow Kidney Warrior Rich Thames on the Urban Health Media Outreach and pages. They have a wide...

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Episode 53: AAKP Ambassador Curtis Warfield’s 5th Kidney Transplant Anniversary Special show art Episode 53: AAKP Ambassador Curtis Warfield’s 5th Kidney Transplant Anniversary Special

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Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with AAKP’s Ambassador, Curtis Warfield. He is a typical CKD patient with a great story about his journey to dialysis and transplant. Kent finds out that he has personal views about the need to be your own advocate. We join in celebrating Curtis' 5 year Kidney Transplant Anniversary!  If you or someone you know would like to be spotlighted on an episode of Kent’s Kidney Stories on your Kidney Transplant Anniversary contact Kent at  For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at Host: Kent BresslerProducer: Jason Nunez

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Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent speaks with our Audio Engineer/Producer, Jason Nunez. He endured Peritoneal Dialysis and a Right Foot Below-the-Knee Amputation before receiving the gift of life with a Kidney Transplant on 01/16/20. Kent and Jason have a great conversation about Jason’s Kidney Journey, his return to full-time work after 4 years, testing positive for COVID-19, and much more!

Follow Jason’s Kidney Journey on his Facebook Page

Tune in to 2 Guys 6 Kidneys with Jason and his fellow Kidney Warrior Rich Thames on the Urban Health Media Outreach Facebook and YouTube pages. They have a wide variety of shows for people battling Kidney Disease. 

If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected]

For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at www.kidneysolutions.org

Host: Kent Bressler
Producer: Jason Nunez