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When can I return to work after a kidney-pancreas transplant?

After a kidney-pancreas transplant, you will be able to return to your previous job, start a new job or work part-time. However, if this is not possible, there are many other types of fulfilling and productive activities you can look into. These may include going back to school, finding hobbies, volunteering, starting an exercise program, traveling or spending quality time with family and friends. If you are able to return to work, you may want to ask the transplant social worker at your center for information about the rehabilitation services provided through your state's department of vocational rehabilitation.

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