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Should I change any of my eating habits if I donated one of my kidneys?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Overall health

There is no special diet a kidney donor has to follow.
I recommend common sense and overall health maintainence. Don't put yourself at risk for kidney problems. Therefore maintain a healthy weight to avoid adult onset diabetes and problems with hypertension. Don't smoke. Watch cholesterol. Exercise.

In brief: Overall health

There is no special diet a kidney donor has to follow.
I recommend common sense and overall health maintainence. Don't put yourself at risk for kidney problems. Therefore maintain a healthy weight to avoid adult onset diabetes and problems with hypertension. Don't smoke. Watch cholesterol. Exercise.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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In brief: Yes

A kidney donor should eat a low fat and no added salt diet.

In brief: Yes

A kidney donor should eat a low fat and no added salt diet.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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