“It can also burn your esophagus,” says Andrew Freeman, director of cardiovascular prevention at National Jewish Health and who serves on the American College of Cardiology’s prevention board.
“It is something you can do around your kitchen table,” said Hillary Lum, geriatrician at the University of Colorado Hospital Seniors Clinic. “It’s a way of maintaining control so that you are able to receive the care you want.
University of Colorado Hospital has a unique program called Donor Champions that teaches loved ones how to search for a living kidney donor on their own, using things like social media.
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