Branchdale Woman Discusses Importance of Organ Donation


BRANCHDALE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) 44-year-old Sheri Warhola of Branchdale, Schuylkill County has been waiting six years for a kidney donor.

She was diagnosed with diabetes at 19-years-old, which over time has severely damaged both of her kidneys.

She does at-home dialysis four times a week to cope with her condition.

She hopes on this first PA Donor Day that more people will consider donating a kidney or some other organ to help people in a dire situation like hers.

Healthbeat reporter Mark Hiller sat down with Sheri Warhola to discuss the importance of organ donation.

Healthbeat reporter Mark Hiller spoke with Sheri today in her Schuylkill County home. Tune in to Eyewitness News at 5pm for the full story.

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