Weckworth Story

Every Thanksgiving morning since I was a little boy, my dad and I would play chess. He never let me beat him. Rather, he just continued to teach me chess strategy while I was growing up, knowing that one day I would become a good chess player myself. It’s interesting how he taught me the[Read More]

Stacy Baade’s Story

In 2000 I was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome. I really didn’t think this was going to be a big deal. I thought I would just be taking a diuretic the rest of my life to get rid of the water retention. Then in 2004 after the birth of my daughter, my nephrologist ordered a kidney[Read More]

Luca Salcone’s Story

Luca Salcone’s journey began at just 2 months old when he was among one of the youngest patients in Sacramento to be diagnosed with neonatal diabetes, better known as type 1 diabetes. Just four months later, Luca developed infantile spasms, a rare epilepsy disorder, which if not detected and treated right away could lead to[Read More]