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Michigan Medicine Resources
Transplant Hero App
This is a free App created especially for transplant patients with an interactive alarm with reminders about when to take your transplant medications. Available for both iOS and Android.
Brochures and Fact Sheets
American Heart Association
This site provides educational information on heart transplants.
American Organ Transplant Association
Helps transplant patients with transportation to and from their transplant center.
American Society of Transplantation: Patient Information
This site provides patient information and resources on transplantation.
Donate Life America
Donate life provides donor education programs, manages the National Donate Life Registry and helps to promote donation.
Gift of Life Michigan
This site provides answers to common questions about donation as well as data and information for donor families.
An organization providing financial assistance to help cover the cost of prescriptions, copayments, deductibles and health insurance premiums.
This site provides guidance, tools and resources for fundraising and transplant campaigns.
This site provides information on organ donation as well as information for donor families.
National Foundation for Transplants
NFT provides fundraising assistance and services for transplant patients and families.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institue (NHLBI): Heart Transplant
This site provides and easy-to-read overview of what to expect before, during and after a heart transplant.
The official U.S. Government web site for organ and tissue donation and transplantation explains transplant basics, the matching process and life after transplant.
Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
This site run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides news, data and educational information about transplants.
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
Provides a searchable database that lets you find and compare transplant programs.
Second Chance at Life
Second Chance at Life provides financial support to transplant patients in Michigan who cannot otherwise afford prescriptions, medical bills, and other necessities during and/or after a transplant.
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
UNOS manages the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government. Their site provides information on the transplant process.
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Transplant Living
This site provides accurate, unbiased and easy-to-understand information about the transplant experience. Also has a searchable database to help one find nearby support groups.
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This Information Guide may contain information and/or instructional materials developed by Michigan Medicine for the typical patient with your condition. It may include links to online content that was not created by Michigan Medicine and for which Michigan Medicine does not assume responsibility. It does not replace medical advice from your health care provider because your experience may differ from that of the typical patient. Talk to your health care provider if you have any questions about this document, your condition or your treatment plan.