The friendliest barber in town is also one of the nicest transplant patients you’ll ever meet. He’s Robert A. Nabors, owner of Nabors Cuts in Maplewood. His journey with end-stage renal disease and going through two kidney transplant surgeries may have made anyone else discouraged, but he remains grateful – and his positive attitude is infectious, even as he recovers from a COVID-19 infection.
“I try to stay positive on my health outlook because I know what the other side looks like,” he said.
As part of his post-transplant care, Nabors takes anti-rejection medication daily and has labs drawn monthly at Hennepin Healthcare’s Kidney Transplant Center to monitor his kidney function. (more…)