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Strength and Compassion in Kidney Failure

Writings of Mildred (Barry) Friedman Professional Kidney Patient

  • Willem J. Kolff
  • Belding H. Scribner
  • Thomas Starzl
  • Eli A. Friedman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N3-XX
  2. Columns

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 3-8
    3. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 9-13
    4. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 14-17
    5. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 18-20
    6. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 21-24
    7. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 25-29
    8. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 30-39
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      Pages 40-43
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      Pages 44-48
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      Pages 49-55
    12. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 56-61
    13. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 62-67
    14. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 68-73
    15. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 74-79
    16. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 80-83
    17. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 84-89
    18. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 90-95
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      Pages 96-99
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      Pages 100-106
    21. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 107-113
  3. Short Stories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 116-122
    3. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 123-130
    4. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 131-142
    5. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 143-149
    6. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 150-155
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      Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 156-171
    8. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 172-176
    9. Willem J. Kolff, Belding H. Scribner, Thomas Starzl, Eli A. Friedman
      Pages 177-179
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 181-221

About this book

Introduction

Having kidney failure is not a unique experience. Neither is receiving a kidney transplant or undergoing dialysis. Adopting to irreversible uremia - a devastating illness- by assisting others to cope with their own life trial represents the best of human traits. Bonded by marriage for 42 years, I was privileged to love and live with a marvelous and unique individual whose approach to life with this horrific disease taught me to regard every moment of our existence as precious. Preparation of this volume had two main objectives: 1) To honor the author for all of efforts in behalf of kidney patients. 2) To disseminate her insights and wisdom to those who may derive comfort and benefit from her words. Mildred (Barry) Friedman was a medical writer and patient advocate devoted to the American Association of Kidney Patients, who died at University Hospital of Brooklyn on September 21 st 1997 at the age of 61 of complications of type 1 diabetes. Barry, the second child of Leontine and Hardinge Barrett-Lennard, was born on October 17,1935 in Manhattan and attended Brooklyn College as a New York State Scholarship Awardee earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1953. She subsequently began teaching in the New York City elementary schools gaining a Master's degree in education. Following the birth of her third child, Barry developed both diabetes and Addison's disease forcing her retirement from teaching.

Keywords

Insulin diabetes kidney renal failure treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Willem J. Kolff
    • 1
  • Belding H. Scribner
    • 2
  • Thomas Starzl
    • 3
  • Eli A. Friedman
  1. 1.University of UtahUSA
  2. 2.University of WashingtonUSA
  3. 3.Pittsburgh Transplantation InstituteUSA

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