After your hand transplant, you may need to adjust your diet to help you recover, stay healthy, and prevent infection and illnesses. Your nutrition specialist (dietitian) and other members of your treatment team will work with you to create a healthy-eating plan that meets your needs, complements your lifestyle and helps maintain your healthy weight.
Your dietitian will also provide you with several healthy food options and ideas to use in your eating plan. Your dietitian's recommendations may include:
Mayo Clinic transplant staff can answer your questions about the transplant process and post-transplant life.