About Aretha's Struggle

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Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. My name is Aretha Swift, I am a lot of things; a mother, a responsible professional, a church member, and a loyal sister and friend. I also happen to suffer from acute renal kidney failure, but I refuse to let my medical condition define me.

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What is Acute Renal Kidney Failure

Acute renal kidney failure means that your kidneys have suddenly stopped working. Your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water, salt and other minerals in your blood. When your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems that can be deadly.

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What can you do to help

You can help by calling 1 (866) 787-7809 or emailing donate@akidneyforaretha.com.

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