Kristi's Gift | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A mother & daughter’s journey through kidney disease and donation

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011

Kristi Nelson, Mom Set for Kidney Transplant

Kristi Nelson, Mom Set for Kidney Transplant

NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson and her mother talk with their surgeons on the eve of their daughter-to-mother kidney transplant operation.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011

In Her Own Words: Kristi's Emotional Journey

In Her Own Words: Kristi's Emotional Journey

NBC 5's Kristi Nelson talks about the complex mix of emotions she is experiencing as prepares to donate one of her kidneys to her mother.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011

Anchor Hopes Transplant Improves Mom's Life

Anchor Hopes Transplant Improves Mom's Life

NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson is donating a kidney to her mother this week.

Monday, Aug 15, 2011

Hoping for More Awareness

Hoping for More Awareness

Candi Mehary is hoping to find her friend Linda a living kidney donor and hopes more people become aware of kidney disease and how to help the cause.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011

Kidney Patient Resources

Kidney Patient Resources

Collected resources for patients with kidney disorders and others looking for information on kidney disease.

Friday, Aug 12, 2011

Childhood Friend Discusses Kristi's Gift

Childhood Friend Discusses Kristi's Gift

Coretta Turner has known NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson since childhood. When it comes to Nelson's gift of a kidney to her mother, Turner said it simply "speaks to who she is." We couldn't agree more.

Friday, Aug 12, 2011

Barry Nelson on Kristi's Gift

Barry Nelson on Kristi's Gift

Kristi Nelson's brother Barry talks about his sister's decision to donate her kidney to their mother and how it'll improve her life.

Friday, Aug 12, 2011

Chanda Nelson on Kristi's Gift

Chanda Nelson on Kristi's Gift

Chanda Nelson talks about her sister Kristi's decision to donate her kidney to their mother.

Friday, Aug 12, 2011

Kristi's Blood Pressure Evaluation

Kristi's Blood Pressure Evaluation

As part of the two days of my pre-transplant evaluation I had to wear a blood pressure monitor.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011
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By Elvira Sakmari

Kristi Nelson and Her Mom

Kristi Nelson is donating a kidney to her mother and telling the personal story...View gallery

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