Diabetes and Transplants

How Does Diabetes Impact a Transplant? When a patient has kidney failure related to type 1 diabetes, a simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant (SKP) is done, if the physician deems transplant to [...]

Donors and Transplants

For both kidney and simultaneous kidney-pancreas (SKP) transplants, two types of donors exist: Living donor Deceased donor In either case, the donor has to be a match with you. For [...]

What is Kidney Transplant?

When your kidneys fail, two treatment options exist: dialysis or a transplant.  A transplant involves the removal of your failing kidney and replacement of it with a new kidney from a [...]

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