Diabetes Diet


Kidney transplantation is a surgical procedure that involves transplanting a kidney from a healthy donor into the body of the individual with kidney failure. Post-surgery, it is important to eat a healthy diet in order to have a better quality of life and avoid nutritional complications post-transplant like excessive weight gain, diabetes, high blood lipids, etc.
The below article highlights when do you need nutrition guidance, how can you benefit as well as what are the differences between a general diet and a kidney transplant diet.
Diabetes Diet
  • Correct nutrition guidance can help in early healing of the surgical wound

  • It is important to seek dietary guidance to avoid unwanted restrictions and rather provide good nutrition to promote better outcome post-kidney transplant

  • Dietary guidance helps in alleviating the nutritional complications that may arise due to long term steroid intake

  • The difference is that a kidney transplant diet is usually:

    • High on fluids

    • High on proteins, immediately post-transplant period

    • High on dietary fiber

  • Kidney transplant diets are individualized and require a careful quantification of the above nutrients to keep kidney health in check

  • This can be done by a Qualified Renal Nutritionist

  • Get information about someuseful tips and DO’s and DON’T’s about kidney transplant diet by our expert Renal Nutritionist

  • Get access to our healthy kidney transplant diet recipes designed especially for transplant patients.