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Once you embark on the transplant journey, you will find yourself intricately connected to your transplant team. From pre-transplant visits to yearly follow-ups after transplant, you might feel like you see your transplant care team more than you see your extended family. At many transplant centers including programs at Mayo [...]
On the national waiting list for organ transplant, multicultural patients make up a large percentage of the waiting list. These communities are in great need of organ and tissue donors. When it comes to solid organ donation a few things are used as criteria to determine an organ ‘match’. [...]
Whether you are a caregiver or a transplant recipient, having the ability to quickly communicate with the transplant care team is important. Some larger medical facilities have online portals and apps for your smart phone to help streamline your access to medical care and your health records. The Mayo Clinic [...]
April is National Donate Life Month.
This year looks different than past years. Most of us are at home and all in-person celebrations have been cancelled. This is not how we all pictured 'celebrating' Donate Life month. However, COVID-19 doesn't take away our ability to celebrate - to honor [...]
As COVID-19 spreads across the country, we know that this time is more stressful for transplant recipients than others. After all, your transplant centers have been telling you for years that you are at a higher risk for illness and infection and you should avoid contact with anyone who is [...]