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  • bobskey
    bobskey
    Posted on:
    16th Mar 2011 11:12pm

    Last Post 14th Oct 2012
    Replies     39

    Organ transplantation and donation

    Please consider and talk it over with your family the
    live saving gift of life. Organ donation can mean the difference between life and death for so many on the waiting list. I was most fortunate enough to have a life saving lung transplant in 1998 and I shall ever be grateful to the family of my donor who I most probably will never meet.

  • Loopie
    Loopie
    Posted on:
    17th Mar 2011 05:03pm

    Loopie says: The way I see it is you can't use your organs once your dead and so you may as well donate them. Maybe if the funeral costs were covered for the deceased, more people may consider this option.

  • Jaketech17
    Jaketech17
    Posted on:
    16th Apr 2011 08:30pm

    Loopie says: The way I see it is you can't use your organs once your dead and so you may as well donate them. Maybe if the funeral costs were covered for the deceased, more people may consider this option.

    Jaketech17 says: im hearing you i would donate my organs

  • Lela
    Lela
    Posted on:
    11th Mar 2012 02:30pm

    Jaketech17 says: im hearing you i would donate my organs

    Lela says: I'm with you!

  • Loopie
    Loopie
    Posted on:
    14th Oct 2012 05:51pm

    Jaketech17 says: im hearing you i would donate my organs

    Loopie says: Good for you, at least you will know, in your passing you will be giving life to others


  • Jaketech17
    Jaketech17
    Posted on:
    16th Apr 2011 08:30pm

    Loopie says: The way I see it is you can't use your organs once your dead and so you may as well donate them. Maybe if the funeral costs were covered for the deceased, more people may consider this option.

    Jaketech17 says: im hearing you i would donate my organs

  • Jaketech17
    Jaketech17
    Posted on:
    16th Apr 2011 08:30pm

    Loopie says: The way I see it is you can't use your organs once your dead and so you may as well donate them. Maybe if the funeral costs were covered for the deceased, more people may consider this option.

    Jaketech17 says: im hearing you i would donate my organs

  • wowi
    wowi
    Posted on:
    20th Oct 2011 01:28am

    Loopie says: The way I see it is you can't use your organs once your dead and so you may as well donate them. Maybe if the funeral costs were covered for the deceased, more people may consider this option.

    wowi says: I recently lost a family member who had signed up to donate his body to science. The people handling the situation were very respectful and treated our family member with the utmost dignity. I have the same opinion that once you have passed your organs are no good to you, but you could save another life which is a great human act. Our family member's funeral was paid for and you can research and find that some medical universities will do this for you, thus relieving a great deal of stress for the family.

  • Lela
    Lela
    Posted on:
    11th Mar 2012 02:29pm

    wowi says: I recently lost a family member who had signed up to donate his body to science. The people handling the situation were very respectful and treated our family member with the utmost dignity. I have...

    Lela says: Sorry about your loss. You are like so many I have spoken to, and agree with donating. Do it while you can dont make it too rough for the rest of the family.

  • Loopie
    Loopie
    Posted on:
    14th Oct 2012 05:52pm

    wowi says: I recently lost a family member who had signed up to donate his body to science. The people handling the situation were very respectful and treated our family member with the utmost dignity. I have...

    Loopie says: I am sorry to hear of your loss, but at least in their passing you know that it will benefit others


  • Cameron
    Cameron
    Posted on:
    14th Oct 2012 05:27pm

    Loopie says: The way I see it is you can't use your organs once your dead and so you may as well donate them. Maybe if the funeral costs were covered for the deceased, more people may consider this option.

    Cameron says: i could not agree more orput it in better words myself.

  • Loopie
    Loopie
    Posted on:
    14th Oct 2012 05:48pm

    Cameron says: i could not agree more orput it in better words myself.

    Loopie says: Thank You, it is only real common sense, and i am sure more would take this option, if they know, they could still give their loved ones a dignified send off


  • bobskey
    bobskey
    Posted on:
    17th Mar 2011 09:13pm

    bobskey says: The saying that South Australia adopted some years ago in respect of organ donation was " Dont take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them here" says it all.

  • diverchef
    diverchef
    Posted on:
    17th Aug 2011 04:01pm

    bobskey says: The saying that South Australia adopted some years ago in respect of organ donation was " Dont take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them here" says it all.

    diverchef says: F*** heaven give them to someone that will live

  • Lela
    Lela
    Posted on:
    11th Mar 2012 02:38pm

    bobskey says: The saying that South Australia adopted some years ago in respect of organ donation was " Dont take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them here" says it all.

    Lela says: Donate,donate,donate. We all cant say it enough. Just do it!!

  • Phoenixarizona
    Phoenixarizona
    Posted on:
    18th Mar 2011 07:17pm

    Phoenixarizona says: I am a big believer in organ donation, just as I am with blood donation.
    The problem is that I am not allowed to do either. I have an auto immune disease that can remanifest through plasma and organs. Which I personally think is awful. I want to donate and I am not allowed to.
    I am allowed to let medical students use my body for research though. I am not sold on that idea just yet. Any ideas?
    Phoenix

  • wowi
    wowi
    Posted on:
    11th Mar 2012 02:59pm

    Phoenixarizona says: I am a big believer in organ donation, just as I am with blood donation.
    The problem is that I am not allowed to do either. I have an auto immune disease that can remanifest through plasma and...

    wowi says: In response to your message, i personally just googled the following words, "universities that accept donations of bodies for scientific purposes", this will give you the leads you require and also help you understand what happens with the whole process. There are universities all over the world that are involved in this process.Hope this helps in this some way. From Wowi.

  • Loopie
    Loopie
    Posted on:
    14th Oct 2012 06:01pm

    Phoenixarizona says: I am a big believer in organ donation, just as I am with blood donation.
    The problem is that I am not allowed to do either. I have an auto immune disease that can remanifest through plasma and...

    Loopie says: Thank you in stating this fact as I am finding I have a similar problem. I also have an auto immune disease. At one time they thought it was Lupus, but now they say it isn't but, I still don't know what form it is. You would think however, if more people like us could donate our bodies to Science they could find out a lot more instead of leaving so many questions unanswered


  • bobskey
    bobskey
    Posted on:
    18th Mar 2011 11:38pm

    bobskey says: As much as I would like to give you some idea Im afraid I am at a loss. I do know that some people with various diseases can only dontate retinas but that would have to be better than not helping at all.

  • marcia1945
    marcia1945
    Posted on:
    21st Mar 2011 06:57pm

    marcia1945 says: I agree with organ donation and I wish I had been more aware of this wonderful organization when I lost my son in 82 as he was only 18 and would have been an excellent canderdate, I have it on my licence, but I suppose you have to be that way inclined

  • Rebek
    Rebek
    Posted on:
    21st Mar 2011 07:52pm

    Rebek says: I absolutely believe in organ donation and have told all my family so. I don't know what I would do with them after the fact, but they would be much more useful somewhere else! My mother hates the idea, however. I will have to make sure my husband stands up for my beliefs if the unthinkable happens!

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