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By Candie Fix
Managing Editor 

Gibson finds renewed hope with recent transplant

 

April 22, 2020

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ONE WEEK before kidney transplant surgery, Dave Gibson at the UC Health Anschutz campus.

There are more than 100,000 people on the waiting list for a kidney transplant; a year ago, Dave Gibson found himself on that list ... waiting, hoping and searching for a kidney donor due to stage 4 kidney disease. According to the National Kidney Foundation, one in three Americans are at-risk for kidney disease and for Dave, that reality struck 14 years ago.

Over a decade ago, Dave went in for an annual routine exam as required for his commercial driver's license. At that appointment, his doctor took a urine sample and results showed not only high levels of protein, but also blood. Af...



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