Matthew Kuntzi battled type one diabetes his entire life. He was in need of a kidney transplant. His wife McKenna wanted to donate her kidney to her husband but his was not a match for Matthew. The United Network for Organ Sharing found someone who was a match in New Jersey. Then the person in New Jersey had a donor who’s kidney went to match in Pennsylvania. Finally, the person in Pennsylvania had a donor who’s kidney was a match for Matthew.
Watch how the whole story unfolded through paired exchange living donor transplant program at Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix on ABC Channel 15: http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/valley-man-saved-by-a-relative-and-a-kidney-donation-program.