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Are there new treatments, meds or new diet that can prevent a transplanted kidney from failing?

This is a follow up to a previous post. My husband's creatnine is now 3.3, and I fear the need for a second transplant is inevitable. He had a transplant in 2008, so it's been approximately 11 years. He's been able to live a pretty normal life, and so we are grateful for the transplant. Of course, there have been ups and downs. Has anyone out there had a similar situation where your transplanted kidney wasn't doing so well...but with a new treatment, new meds, or adopting a NEW way of eating made a huge difference and creatnine levels improved? If so, please share.

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reduce meat intake and go for plant and fruit based diet -- provided your potassium is not high

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There’s hope! My husband got his 2nd transplant a year ago from me! He is doing better than after the 1st one! He’s on so much less meds this time around too! He takes immunosuppressants of course but he lost a lot of weight so blood pressure is low now therefore no need for his previous 2 blood pressure meds or Lipitor. Be positive and find a compatible donor. Tell them that I’d do it again if I had another kidney to spare!

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Thank you, you are very kind. Your words of encouragement are very much appreciated.

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