Improve living donor protections by telling your
living donor story
University of Chicago Researchers Looking for Living Kidney Donors
Diagnosed With End-Stage Renal Disease.
Living Donor 101 is a website dedicated to providing comprehensive information related to living
organ donation, as
well as support and advocacy for living donors. LD101 covers the entire living donor experience, and strives to be a reference point for prospective and current kidney and liver donors, as well as living donor families, loved ones and those interested in living donation-related issues.
Myths of living donation, and all
U.S. lawspertaining to living donation and living donors.
The Risks and Consequencesof being a
living kidney donor, including possible post-operative complications. Available research
data has been compiled so an informed decision can be made
regarding living donation. Current living kidney donors will find the information valuable in assessing their own health and well-being.
Many living donors experience depression, anger,
symptoms post-living donation, but transplant centers offer no support
services or aftercare. Unfortunately there seem to be no
community support groups either.
[Note: if you know of a living donor support group,
please let us know]