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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 [...]

What is Vascular Access?

What is Vascular Access? Your nephrologist (kidney doctor) may have recently told you that you have advanced kidney disease (also known as end stage renal disease or ESRD) and that [...]

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