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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -Greater than 80,000 Wisconsinites dwell with power kidney disease–a stat one Eau Claire County lady is aware of all too properly as she hopes a stranger may give her the present of life.
4 years: an space lady has been searching for a brand new kidney. To discover a match, they’ve been placing flyers across the neighborhood, and now they’re taking that search to new heights to discover a donor.
“She’s the type of person who the world is that a lot better as a result of she’s in it,” stated Keith Dziuk, the husband of Linda Leazott-Dziuk of greater than 25 years.
Their blended household consists of 4 youngsters and three grandchildren.
It was whereas she was pregnant, Linda discovered she has kidney illness.
“I used to be born with cysts on my kidneys, so I used to be born with it, however I didn’t discover out really till I used to be 40 years outdated, and I had my third little one,” Leazott-Dziuk stated. “Throughout an ultrasound the physician stated I had cysts on my kidneys which get greater yearly, and they’re painful.”
It’s a sort of kidney illness she inherited from her father. Within the 1980s, her mother donated a kidney to him.
“He laid ,at like Luther Hospital when he went there, two weeks, and so they simply thought he had the flu when he actually ought to have been flown to The Cities as a transplant individual as a result of they then would have recognized what to deal with him with,” Leazott-Dziuk stated.
As a result of it’s hereditary, Linda’s youngsters can’t donate.
Once they discovered Linda was in want of a kidney, Keith tried to donate himself.
For medical causes, he couldn’t.
To discover a donor, he turned to an concept he had seen years in the past.
“We have now three billboards right here in Eau Claire, and there’s two extra she’s on in Wausau and another in Rhinelander,” Dziuk stated.
They’ve been up for greater than a month and the Eau Claire County couple remains to be ready to discover a donor.
The billboards run via the tip of August.
They hope a match is discovered within the subsequent couple weeks.
“It might imply the world to me as a result of that may imply I could possibly be a mother some extra and a grandmother,” Leazott-Dziuk stated. “I really like being a grandma.”
The household has arrange a GoFundMe account to assist cowl prices for the donor and bills insurance coverage received’t cowl after the kidney transplant.
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