Let's help Dave heal!

There is still a lot of mystery around what exactly caused Dave's illness, but the reality of paying for his needed care is daunting.

This is what we do know at this point. Dave was having flu like symptoms starting on Wednesday. He went to the ER on Friday and was given an IV, felt better and went home. He continued to be sick on Saturday and Sunday, and came back to the ER on Sunday evening. While in the ER he had a seizure and was given CPR and eventually admitted to the ICU.

According to the Doctors, Dave's immune system was weakened and he was susceptible to a pathogenic infection (potentially viral) which occurred in his heart, causing dilated cardio myopathy (an enlargement of his heart) to the point that it stopped functioning.

Dave was put into an induced coma late Sunday night to take the strain off of his organs. He is now on full support: breathing with ventilator, dialysis for his kidneys, and an impella catheter-based heart pump that is providing hemodynamic support (essentially managing the heart). The medical plan is to mechanically support his heart, lung and kidneys, with the hope that his heart will regain strength.

Dave is in very critical condition and his prognosis at this point is unknown. People have asked if medical insurance is covering this. They have a very high deductible and many procedures are not covered. We are starting a Go Fund Me campaign for Dave to help him - and his family - focus entirely on getting Dave better. Thank you!

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $300 
    • 46 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 47 mos
  • Lynn Turner 
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
  • Renee Wolf 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Kaela Miller 
    • $110 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kristen Suro 
Organizer
Denver, CO
Lee Suro 
Beneficiary
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