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Please Help Kurtis Get A New Heart!

Kurtis Kosmann is only 24 years-old and facing the battle of his life! Kurtis was born with a medical condition known as Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy; an inherited disorder causing progressive muscle weakness, difficulty walking, breathing problems, skeletal deformities, muscle cramps and even major heart issues. Sixty percent of boys with the diagnosis of Beckers, go on to develop cardiomyopathy, and will eventually need a heart transplant. In Kurtis’s case, the progression of Becker’s disease caused him to face major heart complications, and he is now facing congestive heart failure. His cardiologist has informed him that without a lifesaving heart transplant, he will soon run out of time. Kurtis desperately needs your help in order to survive, and without a life-sustaining transplant he will soon run out of options!

Updates (8)

August 31, 2016

August 31, 2016
Kurtis is getting an Echo tomorrow at the U of U
He’s been feeling better, healing a little more every day
Still can’t work at a job, is in great need of a regular income
Will be chatting with the doctor about when to expect his heart transplant surgery ?
Thank you all for your prayers and donations!! Keep them coming

June 7, 2016

Kurtis was injured in a fall on June 1st, fainted in the morning due to his blood pressure being too low. He hit his head and went unconscious for a minute. Very scary for all of us.
He just got out of the hospital last night and is doing much better.
He medications were keeping his blood pressure too low and dehydrating him too much.
We are hoping that by the end of June or before, Kurtis will be healthy enough to go home to Idaho for a break, to see family and friends.
Thank you for your continued prayers and donations!

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April 21, 2016

We are praying for you here in Renton. We love you.

Auntie Lora & Austin

April 19, 2016

Sending donations & prayers from Washington State! Lora Z's friends, The Long's

Katia Long

April 19, 2016

Kurtis you are a wonderful son! I'm thankful to God for you ! May the Lord bless you and heal you ! And give you a new heart!

Your mom...:)


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