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Patrick Sibert endures one of his plasmapheresis treatments at the University of Minnesota.

Wadena bou looking for new kidney while fighting off H1N1 influenza

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WADENA -- It was hard enough when 15-year-old Patrick Sibert of Wadena went into renal failure about a year ago. But watching more than 150 potential kidney donors get disqualified one-by-one and coming down with H1N1 flu couldn't help.


But his mother, Laura Uselman, said Patrick is as upbeat as ever, and he's certain a donor match can be found before he's put on dialysis.

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