Stories with tag: "Kidney Health"

Public Health

Patients With COVID-19 at Higher Risk of Kidney Injury

Rush researchers find that the protein suPAR may be the cuprit

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Patient Stories

‘They Saved His Life’: Grateful Family Inspired to Help Others With Kidney Disease

Chatka and Tony Ruggiero made a gift toward research that has shown promise in finding earlier signs of kidney disease after their experience with treatment at Rush.

Sleep Health

Restless Legs, Sleepless Nights

Gastrointestinal Health

Stay hydrated to prevent kidney stones and other problems

Children’s Health

Little Boy Celebrates Big Anniversary

Three-year-old Brian Webb burst through the doors of Rush University Children’s Hospital’s pediatric dialysis unit, trailed by one of his five siblings and his father. “I’m here!” he announced before jumping into a treatment chair for a quick — and what has become routine — examination.


Early Predictor of Severe Respiratory Failure in Patients With COVID-19 Identified

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'Tiny' Sacrifice: Kidney Donation Leads to Lasting Friendship

Lisa Ballantine and Sebrenia Johnson are related through the marriage of their children. But it was the gift of a kidney that brought them closer together.
Patient Stories

Sean's Story: A 'Life-Changing' Kidney Donation

Meet Sean Hopkins, who donated a kidney to help his brother-in-law.
Heart Health

The Santiagos' Story: Mother-Daughter Duo Fight Fabry Disease, Together

Patient Stories

A Winning Duo Reunite

In December 2019, Rachel Schultz and Nicole Gaborek met for the first time at Rush University Medical Center. Gaborek had just successfully donated her kidney to Schultz. Fast forward to February, when Schultz and Gaborek met once again, this time at the United Center.

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