Eric has been dealing with multiple myeloma and kidney troubles since 2015. At his initial diagnosis his kidneys had failed. He started dialysis then and had it for 2 and a half years. He then had a stem cell transplant which helped to stabilize his kidneys so he could stop dialysis. The fall of 2020 they started to fail again and are now considered in failure. He continues to work at his employment and has all this time. He is married and has two children. His kids are 11 and 14 and cannot remember a time daddy didn’t have this illness.
Chris, Eric’s younger brother has offered to donate a kidney to him. He is a perfect match.
May 23, 2021
Eric is going to Massachusetts General June 3 to be evaluated for a combo transplant of Stems cells and kidney. Chris will need to donate both items for Eric's use. We're hoping Chris can donate those in Raleigh NC so that he can recover at home. If needed, he can go to Boston and donate his organs and then go back home to recover.
May 9, 2021
Eric’s transplant team is recommending that Eric have a combination transplant of stem cells and kidney. He needs to go to Boston for these surgeries. He has an evaluation on June 3.
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March 28, 2021
Sending much love to you. I hope you are both well soon. Xxx
March 27, 2021
Prayers for healing and health. You've made it so far, and you will make it through this.
March 27, 2021
This is a beautiful thing you’re doing for your brother, Eric German. Thank you Jodi for sharing this.