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What's the best way to control my weight after a transplant?

The best way to control your weight is with proper diet and exercise. After transplantation, diet becomes a very important part of your life. The drugs you take to prevent rejection have several side effects that make a "heart healthy" diet a necessity. The nutritionist on the transplant team and your physician will work with you to develop a healthy and controlled eating plan to help you maintain your optimum weight.

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