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The Impact of Plasma Donation (Sponsored)

Feb 23, 2016 09:31AM ● By Wendy Erlien
The following recipient testimonial was provided and sponsored by BioLife Plasma Services - Maple Grove. 

BioLife Plasma Services operates numerous plasma collection centers throughout the United States. The plasma collected at BioLife Plasma Service is processed into a wide variety of life-saving therapeutics that benefit thousands of people everyday - including  Evin, recipient of Gammagard S/D IGIV, a Baxter-produced plasma-based therapeutic.

 “I had spent 12 years in and out of hospitals and missed most of elementary school due to a disorder called Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), which attacks the platelets of the blood and destroys them. My life was completely at the whim of my illnesses.

Then came Gammagard S/D IGIV.

My fevers abated, my infections became less frequent and most amazingly, I began to grow. The ability to carry on a healthy, happy life and being one of many who receive products made from donated plasma is not a coincidence.

My health is the direct result of the generosity of others. There is not a simple way to express my gratitude to the staff of BioLife Plasma Services and to all the caring donors who give of themselves to keep me alive. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”  — Evin 

For more information about BioLife Plasma and how to become a donor at the Maple Grove or other surrounding locations, visit

Make Life Happen (Provided by BioLife Plasma Services)

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