Labocki Family's Story
Labocki Family's Story

Labocki Family's Story

David was 18 when he was diagnosed with a very rare kidney disease. By the time he was 36 he needed a kidney transplant. His brother generously and sacrificially gave Dave his kidney. We never realized the emotions that came with walking through a transplant and the toll it can take on a family. It has been almost 7 years of roller coaster emotions, scares, hospital stays, and the doctor's learning more about Dave's disease. Basically, Dave's body generates so many antibodies that they turn around and fight his kidney. It is a balance of not allowing his body to fight his kidney yet not completely compromising Dave's immune system that he is constantly sick. It is being always aware of those around us and...

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