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‘I’m very hopeful’: Mother of two seeks living kidney donor (SPH Dr. Jag Gill)

(Photo credit: CTV News)
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VANCOUVER — Alexis MacKay-Dunn is hoping to find an “angel” who can provide a life-changing gift: a living kidney donation.

The 38-year-old mother of two was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease in 2018, during her first pregnancy with her son Hayden.

“The tricky part about most kidney diseases is there are no symptoms until it’s very late in the game,” she said. “It’s a silent disease.”

Anyone interested in finding out more about living donation can contact the St. Paul’s Hospital Living Kidney Donor Program by calling 604-806-9027 or 1-877-922-9822, or by emailing

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