kidney transplant patient, duwayne virnig, kidney recipient, longest living kidney transplant patient

The longest living HCMC kidney transplant patient

DuWayne Virnig of Little Falls, MN is Hennepin Healthcare’s longest living kidney transplant patient, at the age of 82.

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Kidney donor and grateful transplant recipient join Donate Life ceremonies

As we celebrate Donate Life month in April, a promotion to increase awareness about organ, tissue and eye donation and what that can mean to others, we annually raise the Donate Life flag in a celebration on our campus. This year, the celebration included a kidney donor and the recipient of his kidney, who actually…

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Donate Life

Are you ready, in the case of a traumatic life-ending event, to donate parts of your body to save someone’s life, if your own life was at an end? April is Donate Life month. Donate Life month serves to create awareness about how registering to be a donor is an incredible act of kindness and…

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