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Very few medical conditions disqualify you from donating your organs. Doctors may determine that specific organs are uns...
01/10/2022

Very few medical conditions disqualify you from donating your organs. Doctors may determine that specific organs are unsuitable for , but other and may be fine. Simply put, a disease in one does not preclude other organs from being donated.

There are currently 2,000 children under the age of 18 waiting for various organs, and nearly 25% of them are under five...
01/03/2022

There are currently 2,000 children under the age of 18 waiting for various organs, and nearly 25% of them are under five years old.

Organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults a renewed chance at living full and active lives each year....
12/27/2021

Organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults a renewed chance at living full and active lives each year. However, the need for organs and tissue outweighs their availability.

Who can donate organs or tissues? Virtually anyone can become a donor. Your medical condition at the time of your death ...
12/20/2021

Who can donate organs or tissues? Virtually anyone can become a donor. Your medical condition at the time of your death will determine what organs and tissues you can donate for transplant or scientific research.

One  /tissue donor can impact more than 50 people's lives. Donors don't have to be in perfect health. You can be any age...
12/13/2021

One /tissue donor can impact more than 50 people's lives. Donors don't have to be in perfect health. You can be any age, even in your 80s or 90s. Donation costs nothing. It won't disfigure the body. So don't wait - Register today!

Trivia. Do you know that   donation in England has already changed to an opt-out system? This means that all adults agre...
12/06/2021

Trivia. Do you know that donation in England has already changed to an opt-out system? This means that all adults agree to become organ donors when they die unless they have made it known that they do not wish to donate. Do you think we need to do this in the US?

Virtually anyone can become an organ or tissue donor. However, your medical condition at the time of death will determin...
11/29/2021

Virtually anyone can become an organ or tissue donor. However, your medical condition at the time of death will determine what organs and tissues you can donate for transplant or scientific research.

People waiting for a kidney transplant make up more than 80 percent of people on the organ waiting list, and people wait...
11/22/2021

People waiting for a kidney transplant make up more than 80 percent of people on the organ waiting list, and people waiting for a liver transplant make up approximately 12 percent.

Organ donors are always in short supply. While most available organs come from deceased donors, far more people need a t...
11/15/2021

Organ donors are always in short supply. While most available organs come from deceased donors, far more people need a transplant than people willing to donate an organ.

More than 107,000 people of all ages, races, ethnicities, and genders are currently waiting for transplantation. Unfortu...
11/08/2021

More than 107,000 people of all ages, races, ethnicities, and genders are currently waiting for transplantation. Unfortunately, while nearly 40,000 people received an just last year, an average of 17 people dies every day waiting for an organ.

When you register as an organ donor you're saying "yes" to saving lives. The process is quick and easy to do. Make a dif...
11/01/2021

When you register as an organ donor you're saying "yes" to saving lives. The process is quick and easy to do. Make a difference now by signing up!

The need is great, and you have the power to do something about it by becoming an  . Your single selfless act to registe...
10/25/2021

The need is great, and you have the power to do something about it by becoming an . Your single selfless act to register as an donor gives you the opportunity to save up to eight lives. You can also heal many more lives through tissue donation.

Many states allow people younger than 18 to register as organ donors, but the final decision will remain the responsibil...
10/18/2021

Many states allow people younger than 18 to register as organ donors, but the final decision will remain the responsibility of their parents. Children, too, need , and they usually need smaller than those an adult can provide.

For organ donation after death, a team will do a medical assessment to determine what organs can be donated. Certain con...
10/11/2021

For organ donation after death, a team will do a medical assessment to determine what organs can be donated. Certain conditions, such as having HIV, actively spreading cancer, or severe infection, would exclude organ donation.

Organ and tissue donations save and transform lives. Organs are retrieved from a donor and transplanted into someone ver...
10/04/2021

Organ and tissue donations save and transform lives. Organs are retrieved from a donor and transplanted into someone very sick on the transplant waiting list, while tissue donors help transform lives through eye and tissue donations.

A kidney transplant dramatically increases the life span by about ten years and improves the recipient's quality of life...
09/27/2021

A kidney transplant dramatically increases the life span by about ten years and improves the recipient's quality of life. The transplant can significantly improve their health, allowing them to return to normal activities.

Each year, organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults a renewed chance at living full and active lives...
09/20/2021

Each year, organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults a renewed chance at living full and active lives. However, the need for organs and tissue outweighs their availability.

Organ donation is an opportunity to help others. Receiving an   can become a life-changing event for many people. It can...
09/13/2021

Organ donation is an opportunity to help others. Receiving an can become a life-changing event for many people. It can also help a family work through the grieving process and deal with their loss by knowing their loved one is helping save the lives of others.

It's essential to register as an organ donor because by deciding ahead of time to donate your organs after death, you sa...
09/06/2021

It's essential to register as an organ donor because by deciding ahead of time to donate your organs after death, you save those around you from making this difficult decision and save valuable time to save patients' lives.

There are about 110,000 people nationwide on the   waiting list hoping for a life-extending donation. Unfortunately, 8,0...
08/30/2021

There are about 110,000 people nationwide on the waiting list hoping for a life-extending donation. Unfortunately, 8,000 people on this list die each year waiting for an , despite around 40,000 lifesaving transplants yearly. There is a shortage of donors.

If you want to be an organ or tissue donor, you should talk about your wishes to be an organ or tissue donor with your f...
08/23/2021

If you want to be an organ or tissue donor, you should talk about your wishes to be an organ or tissue donor with your family and tell them precisely what you want to happen when you die.

Don’t rule yourself out prematurely. Don’t assume you aren’t healthy enough to donate; medical staff will do thorough te...
08/16/2021

Don’t rule yourself out prematurely. Don’t assume you aren’t healthy enough to donate; medical staff will do thorough testing to make that determination at the time of death.

Doctors run tests to find out if there’s brain death. A patient with brain death has no brain activity, can’t breathe in...
08/09/2021

Doctors run tests to find out if there’s brain death. A patient with brain death has no brain activity, can’t breathe independently, and can’t recover. Doctors confirm brain death, and then donation is possible.

Organ and tissue transplants can save or transform the life of a person. One organ and tissue donor can help transform t...
08/02/2021

Organ and tissue transplants can save or transform the life of a person. One organ and tissue donor can help transform the lives of more than ten people.

The process of donation often begins with your consent to be a donor by registering. Signing up does not guarantee you w...
07/26/2021

The process of donation often begins with your consent to be a donor by registering. Signing up does not guarantee you will be able to donate your organs, eyes, or tissues, but it is the first step to being eligible to save lives.

A national computer system matches donated   to recipients. The factors used in matching include blood type, time spent ...
07/19/2021

A national computer system matches donated to recipients. The factors used in matching include blood type, time spent waiting, other important medical information, how sick the person is, and geographic location. Race, income, and celebrity status are NOT considered.

Organ transplant surgery is now the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage organ disease. About 36,000 American...
07/05/2021

Organ transplant surgery is now the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage organ disease. About 36,000 Americans receive a lifesaving transplant yearly. But, sadly, 21 Americans die daily waiting for an organ transplant.

Allocation depends on a prospective 'match' between the donor and the potential recipients on the waiting lists. The pro...
06/28/2021

Allocation depends on a prospective 'match' between the donor and the potential recipients on the waiting lists. The process also considers the medical urgency a particular person may need a transplant and the length of time they have been on the waiting list for transplantation.

After your death, you could help save up to 8 lives by donating multiple organs. If you are in an accident and are decla...
06/21/2021

After your death, you could help save up to 8 lives by donating multiple organs. If you are in an accident and are declared legally dead, the organ procurement team must obtain consent from your family to donate your organs.

Having the right conditions to facilitate donation is rare. Less than one per cent of all people who die in hospital eac...
06/14/2021

Having the right conditions to facilitate donation is rare. Less than one per cent of all people who die in hospital each year are medically suitable to become donors. This is why it’s important you register your decision to be an .

Anyone can register a decision to donate their   when they die, regardless of their age or medical conditions. To ensure...
06/07/2021

Anyone can register a decision to donate their when they die, regardless of their age or medical conditions. To ensure that all donated organs are safe, the donor's medical history is assessed at the time of donation.

There is no age limit to being an organ donor, young or old. If it’s something a person wants, they should register thei...
05/31/2021

There is no age limit to being an organ donor, young or old. If it’s something a person wants, they should register their decision and let the specialists decide if an organ donation is possible.

When a person dies, it can feel like a burden to a family to make decisions about   donation. So, it would be a real gif...
05/24/2021

When a person dies, it can feel like a burden to a family to make decisions about donation. So, it would be a real gift to a family to indicate your decision to be an while you’re still alive, so they don’t have to decide for you.

Most organs are donated after the donor has died. The organs must be recovered quickly after death to be usable. Many co...
05/17/2021

Most organs are donated after the donor has died. The organs must be recovered quickly after death to be usable. Many come from patients who have been in the hospital following an accident or stroke.

If you need a Kidney post your Health profile and find a Donor( post your Picture, story, and Contact Information( Free ...
05/10/2021

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In 2010 my wife was living a normal life as my best friend, wife, mother, and working professionally when suddenly her kidneys began deteriorating badly due to High Blood pressure. After months of searching for alternatives, we watched her health get worse and worse. Her Kidney function went from 50...

Although most donations come from deceased donors, a few organs (a kidney, part of a liver, lung, pancreas, or intestine...
05/10/2021

Although most donations come from deceased donors, a few organs (a kidney, part of a liver, lung, pancreas, or intestine, and some tissues) can be donated by living donors. Living donors most frequently donate a kidney.

At what age can someone become a donor? Newborns and senior citizens into their 90s have been organ donors. The health o...
05/03/2021

At what age can someone become a donor? Newborns and senior citizens into their 90s have been organ donors. The health of your organs is more important than your age.

Even with an illness or a health condition, you may be able to donate your organs or tissues upon death. If the situatio...
04/29/2021

Even with an illness or a health condition, you may be able to donate your organs or tissues upon death. If the situation arises upon death, doctors will examine your organs and determine whether they are suitable for donation.

The number of people who need   donation far exceeds the number of compatible donors: about 90% of people support organ ...
04/23/2021

The number of people who need donation far exceeds the number of compatible donors: about 90% of people support organ donation, but only 60% sign up. Around 109,000 women, men, and children are awaiting an organ transplant.

Organ or tissue donation can turn life-threatening health problems around, giving recipients a chance at a long life, im...
04/22/2021

Organ or tissue donation can turn life-threatening health problems around, giving recipients a chance at a long life, improved quality of life, or both.

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