THE FACTS

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL -

One in 10 Cana­di­ans has chronic kid­ney dis­ease; 14,591 live with a func­tion­ing kid­ney trans­plant; 2,473 are wait­ing for a trans­plant; 67 died wait­ing for one in 2014. St. Joe’s: Cares for 2,000 kid­ney pa­tients; has 640 un­dergo dial­y­sis daily; does 2 trans­plants per week.

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