University Health Network (UHN)

University Health Network (UHN)

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Explore Transplant Ontario - Transplant and Living Donation

Explore Transplant Ontario is an education program designed for Ontarians with kidney failure, along with their families, friends, potential living d…

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Physical Activity for Living Donors & Transplant Recipients

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Exercising After Your Lung Transplant

This booklet offers information for patients and families on:
  • Why it’s important to exercise after your transplant
  • How to do it safely
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COVID-19 Vaccines for Transplant Recipients: What you need to know - Video 1

In this video: Dr. Deepali Kumar (Transplant Infectious Diseases Specialist, Ajmera Transplant Centre, UHN) explains what transplant recipients need …
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COVID-19 Vaccines for Transplant Recipients: What you need to know - Video 2

In this video: Dr. Deepali Kumar (Transplant Infectious Diseases Specialist, Ajmera Transplant Centre, UHN) provides an update to the first video (pu…
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National Transplant Consensus Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine

This document provides expert consensus guidance that can be used by provincial organ donation organizations and regional transplant and donation pro…
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Guide to lung transplant for families and support people

This booklet offers information specifically for people on the unique journey of a support person and caregiver for a lung transplant patient. 
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Healthy Eating After Your Lung Transplant

Nutrition plays an important role in your recovery after transplant and in your long-term health.  This page provides some healthy eating tips to thi…
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Lung Transplant Patient Manual

This manual is a resource for for patients and caregivers on lung transplantation in the Toronto Lung Transplant Program. As you go through the lung …
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Living Kidney Donor Surgery Guide

As a living kidney donor, we encourage you to ask questions about the donation process.  Our guide offers the answers you’re looking for, and helps y…
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Kidney Transplant Program at UHN

This page offers detailed information on UHN’s kidney transplant program and includes the following:
  • Kidney Transplant Program Restart FAQs
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Living Liver Donation and Transplantation

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Coping with a Transplant

A booklet written to help patients and their families and caregivers to recognize and cope with stress before or after transplant. It includes inform…
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Transplant Outpatient Pharmacy

Many services and programs, including:
  • refill reminders
  • personal medication schedules
  • blister packaging
  • MedsCheck
  • free home …
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Transplant Financial Help: Possible Resources

An overview of a variety of financial support resources available to Ontario patients and their families, including the Trillium Drug Program (TDP), …
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Helpful Hints for Better Sleep

For patients and family members who are having trouble sleeping.  Includes:
  • How to know if you have a sleep problem
  • How talk to your doctor…
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Managing Caregiver Stress

For people caring for a loved one.  Includes information on the following:
  • Who a caregiver is
  • What caregiver stress is
  • How to know if …
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Advantages of a Living Kidney Donor Transplant

Short video on living kidney donation 
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Kidney Transplant Program at UHN

This page offers detailed information on UHN’s kidney transplant program and includes the following:
  • Kidney Transplant Program Restart FAQs
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Living Donor Program

This page offers detailed information on UHN’s living donor program and includes the following:
  • What We Do
  • About Donation
  • Become a Don…
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Drug Coverage for Ontario Residents

Important tips and advice regarding the coverage of medications post-transplant for Ontario residents.  The following options are outlined:
  • Onta…
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Managing Your Medications

This page answers key questions relating to medications for transplant patients:
  • Why is it important to take my transplant medications?
  • Why…
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Transplant Medication Information Teaching Tool

Interactive internet-based teaching program for patients, families and support people that focuses on transplant medications.
Can also be launched thr…

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UHN Transplant Psychosocial Team

Referral is required; patients are generally seen within two weeks of referral.
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Catch Your Breath

A guide to lung transplants for patients and caregivers.