Patient Name: Nikki
In this week’s episode I talked to Nikki about qualifying and listing for a double lung transplant due to her rare disease LAM. We talk transplant stuff and get Nikki’s insider perspective on the American healthcare system. She actually used to work on the inside of health insurance and has a unique perspective on what the future might hold for the system.
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Learn More: Are you an organ donor? Have questions about organ donation? Check out these Facts About Organ Donation from UNOS, the United Network for Organ Sharing. Tissue donation saves lives—lives like Nikki's. If you're not already planning to donate your organs, it's never too early to start thinking about it, and talking it over with your loved ones.