Worth the Wait
Morgan Kimbrough is ready to get on with his life – after dialysis. He’s been making the trip to Mercy Dialysis Center in northeast Cedar Rapids three times a week, four hours at a time, for the past 3½ years. If you do the math, that’s a total of more than 2,000 hours spent connected to a dialysis machine. Read more.
Life Never Tasted So Good
Any one of the daunting hardships Randy Kelley has endured would have overwhelmed someone else. Remarkable determination carried him through heart bypass surgery, kidney cancer, kidney dialysis and a kidney transplant. Read part 1 and part 2.
A unique partnership between Mercy’s Dialysis Center and the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Program played a key role in guiding Randy Kelley’s recovery. Read more.
The Best Gift Ever
Bob Moorman was starting to act “goofy.” He was confused, forgetful and exhibiting significant personality changes. His family began to suspect he was in the beginning stages of dementia. Concerned, they set up an appointment for him at his medical home with his primary care physician. Read more.