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Love is the best medicine

...say that all the time - when you aren't really in kidney failure."George returned to his hometown of Austin, Texas...George began experiencing signs that he was going into kidney failure. "I knew it was going to happen," George said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-14/love-best-medicine
Local
Kidney donation brings 2 Anchorage women together

...symptoms and prolonging her life. Without one, she was looking at losing more and more energy and eventually facing kidney failure, which would kill her.Summer disappeared. Fall slid into winter, the snowiest on record. The darkness bothered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-08/kidney-donation-brings-2-anchorage-wome
State
49ers' Gore kept hope through all the adversity

...paths to get here. The 29-year-old Gore has endured plenty of losses, personal heartache (losing his mother to kidney failure) and a startling string of injuries that might've broken a lesser man. He tore up both knees in college at the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-29/49ers-gore-kept-hope-through-all-adver
Sports
Jerry Buss, Lakers' flamboyant owner, dies at 80

...hospitalized for most of the past 18 months while undergoing cancer treatment, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure, Steiner said. With his condition apparently worsening in recent weeks, several prominent former Lakers visited...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-19/jerry-buss-lakers-flamboyant-owner-die
Sports
Fresh alternatives

...potential," Kuhar said.They share another bond as well - a kidney.In 2007, Kuhar became very ill with chronic kidney failure. After hearing about the long wait for a suitable donor, Cross made the decision to donate her own."Sometimes I think...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-08-02/fresh-alternatives
Art
Daughters honor a fighting spirit

...She would have held on, believe me, but we told her it was OK. And then, she was gone." Patricia Lee died of kidney failure related to the cancer on May 17, 2002. The year since their mother's death has been difficult, Mason said, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052703/loc_cancerwalk.shtml
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Reifenstein donation helps establish dialysis center

...memory - and dozens of people with kidney failure - alive. "George loved Juneau...to treat people with complete kidney failure. The treatment removes waste...Some people who suffer from kidney failure in Southeast use a portable machine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070203/loc_reifenstein.shtml
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Bartlett, patients seek dialysis center for Juneau

...treatment center here, Juneau residents suffering from kidney failure have been forced to move to communities that can provide...foundation raises funds for the hospital. Diabetes, kidney failure, aging and lupus can prompt a need for dialysis...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101901/Loc_dialysis.shtml
Local
Dialysis center will keep kidney patients in Juneau

...Reifenstein, a deceased doctor whose wife, Pat, donated the money for the center in his name. In the end stages of kidney failure, when patients lose 85 to 90 percent of their kidney function, dialysis is used to keep patients healthy. Kidney...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103103/loc_dialysis.shtml
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A transplant anniversary

...Barham saw Tomal, she regretted waiting so long. "Vicki didn't look good," Barham said. "She was close to kidney failure." The first day Tomal was in Seattle, her mother, Glenna Stensgaard, had to accompany her from one test to another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121204/loc_20041212003.shtml
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