Archives for Transplant

Woman on weight scale

Healthy weight pre and post-kidney transplant

Maintaining a healthy weight can be a big part of the kidney transplant process – both before the transplant surgery and after. Th... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDietCKDExerciseTransplantESRDNutrition

Dr. Melancon performing a transplant

Living Kidney Donation: Everything you Need to Know

There is no question that for most people, kidney transplant is considered the best treatment option for kidney failure. Receiving... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureTransplant

Couple sitting on a bench

Cómo adaptarse a la vida posterior a un trasplante de riñón

Recibir un trasplante de riñón puede ser un acontecimiento que lo entusiasme y le cambie la vida, pero tomar los cuidados necesari... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantESRD

Stepping up to the plate

Stepping up to the plate: what it means to be a living kidney donor

Being a living donor can change the course of another person’s life. Especially when it comes to kidney disease, the need for livi... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantPatient Perspective

Eric Sebastian Dolby Sr.

A patient's perspective: Be your own advocate

Navigating the health care system as a patient can be challenging. As a dialysis or transplant patient, it's often necessary to co... Learn More >>

Topics: TransplantDialysisAdvocacyPatient Perspective

Organ Donation Among Minorities

Organ transplant among minorities: How we can reduce the need and improve access

Racial and ethnic minorities are at higher risk for kidney disease and kidney failure, but kidney transplant, the best treatment f... Learn More >>

Topics: TransplantMinority Concerns

I need a kidney transplant

I need a kidney transplant. Am I covered now? What about in the future?

There are many costs that come with getting a kidney transplant, beyond the transplant surgery itself. Before you begin your trans... Learn More >>

Topics: FinancesTransplant