Let’s explore transplant together
Welcome! Congratulations on taking a first step to learn more about kidney transplant. Whether you are a patient, family member, friend, or potential donor, we are here to serve you.
Explore Transplant is a national consortium of the leading experts in transplant, and we will help answer questions such as “What does a kidney do?” or “What are my treatment options?” and much more.
The aims of the experts at Explore Transplant are simple: to provide you with the best education and decision-making tools available.
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TREC and HLM collaborate to offer dieticians a blueprint for using best practices and theory to motivate kidney patients to improve their health behavior. @RenalNutritionForum #healthykidneys #dieticians
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Hepatitis-c-infected transplanted kidneys cleared of disease in trial participants -- patients, 100% HCV cure rate. #encouragingresults
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Learn about the introduction to Ontario of Dr. Amy Waterman's Explore Transplant package of educational materials -- just published in the Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. @Health Literacy Media @Amy Waterman @Terasaki Research Institute @Transplant Research and Education http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2054358118789369 ... See MoreSee Less
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INSIGHTS FROM KIDNEY RECIPIENTS, LIVING DONORS AND TRANSPLANT PROFESSIONALS
- Patients with kidney failure have different options when choosing the treatment they feel is best for them, and it’s not always an easy choice to make. According to Dr. Amy Waterman, Associate Professor in the Division of Nephrology at UCLA, and Deputy Director of the Transplant Research and Education Center (TREC) at the Terasaki Research Institute, “Patients want to choose ... Read MoreLearn more
- Did you hear? Explore Transplant and Explore Living Donation education has been fully revised with evidence-based health literate best practices, and it’s now ready for purchase! These programs, available in English and Spanish, have helped tens of thousands of kidney patients and their loved ones make informed choices about treatment. Health Literacy Media worked with Dr. Amy Waterman to revise ... Read MoreLearn more
- At age 24, Melissa Bensouda was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease after giving birth to her second daughter. After her third child, a son, was born, she lost all kidney function. On April 16, 2012, Melissa’s wait of nearly ten years for a transplant finally came to an end. Melissa reflects on her transplant journey. When I was initially diagnosed ... Read MoreLearn more