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What the Diabetes Team Needs to Know About Kidney Transplant

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
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1. Kidney transplantation is less than half the cost of hemodialysis per patient per year.

2. There has been an increase in unrelated kidney donors over the past 12 years.

3. Less time on dialysis prior to renal transplantation correlates with an improved survival rate.

4. Immunosuppressive medications can have which of the following adverse effects:

5. It is recommended that woman wait 12-24 months post-transplant before considering pregnancy.

6. Post renal transplant patients have a 30-60% increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

7. Cancer after transplant tends to be more aggressive with increased mortality compared to the general population.

8. The following is/are a cause of post-transplant anemia:

9. Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) after renal transplantation has the highest mortality rate compared to other malignancies.