St. Michael’s

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Eating high calorie and high protein foods

Read this booklet to learn:
  • Why you need to eat a diet that is high in calories and protein
  • What to do if you do not feel like eating
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Dealing with complications after kidney transplant surgery

  • What if the transplanted kidney isn't working?
  • What are other signs and symptoms of rejection?
  • How can I prevent rejection?
  • What o…
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Choosing high calorie and protein foods on a low potassium diet

Read this booklet to help you choose high calorie and protein foods that are also low in potassium
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Drug Coverage and Finances

This booklet has some information for you to review in preparation for your kidney transplant.  You will have to take medicines after a kidney transp…
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Clinic visits after your kidney transplant

This booklet has some information for you and your family about how to take care of yourself and your new kidney after a transplant.
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What to expect when you have kidney transplant surgery

  • What to expect for the transplant surgery
  • What will happen after surgery
  • How you can speed up your recovery
  • What you can do to pre…
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Going home after your kidney transplant

Guidelines to follow during your first few months of recovery.
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Healing from Kidney Transplant Surgery

  • What can I expect right after surgery?
  • What can I expect in the days after surgery?
  • What happens when I go home?
  • How do I care for…
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Telemedicine visits

Information for post-transplant patients and families
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Life after Kidney Transplant

Life after transplant involves many changes.  As your health and quality of life improves, you move from feeling like a patient, to feeling more like…

What Is the Immune System?

This video for transplant patients covers the following:
  • Function of immune system
  • What is rejection
  • Role of transplant medicines