Who would make a good potential donor?
The best donor for Stephanie's situation would be a female with blood type B or O who has had multiple children and is in good health. Anyone with health conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes would not be considered for testing.
What if I don't know my blood type?
The easiest way to determine your blood type is to donate blood. You could also inquire at your next doctor visit.
Do I pay for the donor testing?
No. There are no costs to the potential donor related to donor testing.
What if I change my mind?
The potential donor is in control of the process the entire time. During any step in the process you can change your mind and not proceed.
Where can I go to get general transplant information?
This Kidney Transplant FAQ link
will provide you with good information.