Sister In Law On Donor List


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Dear brothers and sisters;

Has anyone experienced a donor transplant, or your family member or friend, and do you recall the overall process?

My sister in law who lives with us is a type 2 diabetic and for the last 3 years receives dialysis 3 times a week. Earlier this month she and my wife who accompanied her were sent to the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona where they finalized testing whether to put my sister in law on a donor's list for a kidney and liver.

Today Hazel called me with good news. Annie is going to be placed on the donors list, a long time answer to prayer! They will fly home next Tuesday and we will have to pray and discuss the arrangements when Annie receives donors and will have to fly back to the Mayo Clinic, quickly, for the transplant.

Before and after the transplant our hospital here (Kaiser Permanente) will cover Annie's stay there near the clinic, and 6 weeks after the surgery.

Hazel will have to speak with her employer at Stanford about taking extra time off and has asked me to go to Phoenix for a couple of weeks to help out, whatever I can do.

I have no problem going and can have a minister handle the pulpit in my absence.

We are thankful to the Lord for bringing Annie this far but still need to pray regarding the details of going back to the Mayo Clinic with Annie and caring for her afterward until she is able to come home.

I would appreciate any feedback and covet your prayers for my sister in law and Hazel.

God bless you all and thank you.
Sep 22, 2016
I don’t know of anyone having a donor transplant bobinfaith, but I will definitely keep Annie raised up in my prayers for her well being and safe operation and both you and hazel to be a blessing to as you are here for her at this time x
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Feb 5, 2019
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Same thing here, I do not know anyone who has ever had a transplant. My sister lost a kidney when she was a child, but that was attributed to a birth defect in which her kidney development was restricted by some other organ.

I will pray for you and your family, brother bob.

All will go well