Jade Carr: 20+ Years of Sport Thanks to a Deceased Heart Donor & Altruistic Kidney Donor

Transplants Take On Sport

30-11-2021 • 1 hr 2 mins


Joining Lewis this time is heart and kidney transplant recipient and Transplant Team GB athlete, Jade Carr. Jade's events include table tennis, badminton, 100m, javelin and ball throw.


Jade opens up about what she can remember about the heart transplant she had at the age of 3 as well as her more recent kidney transplant experience after spending time on dialysis.


She has taken part in the British, European and World Transplant Games over more than 20 years and speaks about her sporting achievements, how it feels to represent Team GB and other stories from the games.


Writing letters to live donors is discussed so if you'd like to find out more, please have a look at the links below:


Writing letters to live donors video - https://youtu.be/tZzCwUEYDaI


Become a living donor - https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/become-a-living-donor/


*NOTE* - This episode was recorded prior to the discovery of the Omicron Covid variant.


Use code 'LEWISD25' for 25% off at neoncricket.co.uk


Use code 'ThanksLewis050521' for $20 off the HeroKi Kidney Shield. Discount automatically applied here - https://heroki.co/discount/ThanksLewis050521


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