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Happy New Year! Even though we have dived straight into 2020, we wanted to take a minute to highlight some of the great topics we covered last year. In 2019, we talked about food safety, read touching patient stories, discussed what “transplant tourism” is, and met an expert. We covered [...]
Even before the Mayo Clinic Connect transplant blog started in October of 2016 we have been working to educate and empower transplant patients through various efforts. With many information avenues existing when looking for information on transplantation. Searching online can produce many web sites about transplant, living donation and healthy [...]
Mayo Clinic is one of the few centers in the United States that performs liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). CCA is a cancer that forms in the slender tubes (bile ducts) that carry bile from the liver to the intestine. Cholangiocarcinoma obstructs the bile ducts and causes symptoms such as [...]
As a transplant recipient, prioritizing your health and wellness is of great importance. What you eat and drink is one component of your overall health – and making sure these foods and beverages are safe for you to consume is equally as important.
Good food safety and [...]
Fall is a season of apples, cider, colorful leaves, and for some of us, influenza and flu symptoms. In order to avoid having to deal with illness, you should seriously consider a flu vaccine to prevent yourself and your family from having to spend this beautiful season sick in bed. [...]