Transplant Games: Meet Mayo Clinic Transplant Center Staff

Kay Kosberg and Kristin Eggebraaten are two representatives from the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center who are staffing the Mayo Clinic booth this weekend at the U.S. Transplant Games in Pittsburgh. Here’s a bit from Kay telling why she’s excited about the Transplant Games: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR9ekE3zk6E] And here’s a brief interview I did with Kristin: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6xk7ySUhgI] Here’s … Continue reading “Transplant Games: Meet Mayo Clinic Transplant Center Staff”

Seven Steps to Promoting Transplant through Social Media

I’m in Pittsburgh for the 2008 Transplant Games, an event sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation “to demonstrate the success of transplantation, honor those who have given the gift of life, and call attention to the need for more organ donors.” I am accompanying a couple of staff members from the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center … Continue reading “Seven Steps to Promoting Transplant through Social Media”

Facebook Organ Transplant Group

Working in news media relations for Mayo Clinic, I’ve gotten to know Bob Aronson fairly well over the last seven years. He’s been a consultant for us, helping us work with physicians and scientists to make their points more effectively in news media interviews. With decades of experience in journalism, politics and consulting, Bob says … Continue reading “Facebook Organ Transplant Group”

Best. Yogurt. Ever.

As I mentioned in my last post, Dr. William Davis has recommended a particular strain of bacteria, Lactobacillis reuteri, as having many health benefits. He discussed those benefits in the video I embedded in that post, and now as promised here’s a video I produced that demonstrates how to make it. You can read Dr. … Continue reading “Best. Yogurt. Ever.”

My Health Journey

I started this series in January 2020 to relate what I’ve been learning about diet, exercise, health, vitality and weight loss since October 2016, when I peaked at 265 pounds. Cadaverous to Corpulent Getting to “Peak Lee” My “Before Pictures” Seeds of Dietary Doubt “Is this just the way it’s going to be?” Before and … Continue reading “My Health Journey”