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Eye Bank Association of America: FAQs

If you are interested in learning about eye donation and corneal transplantation, read these answers to frequently asked questions from the Eye Bank Association of America.

Review Date: December 30, 2011

Eye Bank Association of America, Inc.

Financial Aid for Patients

The Bone Marrow Foundation’s Patient Aid Program lessens the burden of transplant-related expenses, offering direct financial assistance. Learn about the program.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

Bone Marrow Foundation

Fundraising for Transplant Patients

If you are a transplant patient— solid organ, bone marrow or stem cell, NTAF is available to help you raise funds in your community to pay for uninsured medical expenses related to your care.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

HelpHOPELive

Organ Donation and Transplantion: Support Groups

Find a state listing of support groups available to help transplant patients and their families learn about transplant-related issues, cope with emotions and stress, and share helpful information with other patients.

Review Date: April 20, 2011

United Network for Organ Sharing

Organ Donation: The Gift of a Lifetime

Find stories of patients whose hopes rise and fall with each passing day as they wait for organ transplants. Learn how organ and tissue donation restores lives.

Review Date: March 08, 2011

Donate Life America

Organ Procurement Organizations By State

This directory lists independent and hospital-based organ procurement facilities by state.

Review Date: November 19, 2012

Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

Organ Transplantation and Your Mouth

If you are an organ transplant patient, you are at risk for serious mouth problems. This fact sheet identifies problems you may encounter and explains how you can help keep your mouth healthy.

Review Date: November 12, 2012

NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - NIDCR

OrganDonor.gov

Learn about organ donation, transplantation basics, and how to reduce the risk of needing a transplant.

Review Date: January 26, 2012

Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau/HRSA

Pancreatic Islet Transplantation

Insulin is a hormone that helps the body use glucose for energy. If you do not produce enough insulin, diabetes will develop. Researchers hope that islet transplantation will help people with type 1 diabetes live without daily injections of insulin.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

NIH National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse - NDIC
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Transplant Living: Organ Donation and Transplantation Information for Patients

Find information about organ transplant, pediatric transplantation, and living donation, plus tools and support to help you manage your health before, during, and after transplant.

Review Date: April 20, 2011

United Network for Organ Sharing