Care After Kidney Transplant App

English
Available for: 
Android
iPad
iPhone

Description:

This App for patients is a convenient way to learn how to stay healthy with a kidney transplant. It provides the answers to frequently asked questions about how and why it is important to follow all of the instructions and recommendations from your transplant team.

Features:

Designed using a ‘Question & Answer’ format to help you self-manage your kidney transplant, along with ongoing care and support from your transplant and other health care team members. With a few quick taps you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of taking anti-rejection (immunosuppression) medications.
  • Minimize complications associated with kidney transplant including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, bone disease, certain cancers, and infection.
  • Communicate with your health care providers for better coordination of care.
  • Follow a healthy lifestyle with exercise and proper diet.
  • Find information on community and other resources that can help with medication costs.
  • Access additional materials on kidney transplant.

Easy, quick, and organized by:

  • Rejection and Transplant Medicine
  • Infection
  • Vaccines
  • New-Onset Diabetes After Transplant
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol and blood lipids
  • Stop smoking
  • Healthy weight
  • Cancer
  • Bone disease
  • Anemia
  • Gout
  • Sexual activity and fertility
  • Mental Health
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Patient Assistance Programs
  • More information
  • Definitions