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Geriatric care at home

Pancreas is one of the vital organs of the human body, which secretes a hormone called insulin which regulates the sugar levels in the blood. If insulin is not produced properly by the Pancreas, it leads to Type 1 diabetes due to absolute insulin deficiency. In such a scenario medication or insulin or Pancreatic transplantation is advised. Once transplant is done, patients are to follow the following steps listed by One Life’s expert Doctors and Nursing Care Givers:

  1. The first and foremost is to take medication for immune suppression to stop the body from rejecting the organ transplanted. In order to follow the medication on time and without a miss, a medication chart needs to be maintained.
  2. Nutritious diet will help the patient to adjust with the pancreas transplant and will lead to healthy functioning of the new organ in the body. The diet needs to constitute fruits, vegetables, proteins, carbohydrates, fiber, low on fat and salts, avoid drinking and smoking.
  3. Regular walking and exercise will keep the body weight under control leading to reduction in stress, cholesterol levels and other complication that arise after transplantation of pancreas. Special care must be taken to avoid infections as the body is already in a immunocompromised state
  4. Keep the body well hydrated to avoid urinal tract infections. Keep your hands and body clean to avoid other infections from attacking the body in different ways.

One Life is a boon in disguise to the patients who are critically ill or have gone through surgeries like discussed above. The services provided by the One Life Healthcare team are committed 24/7. The team of expert doctors and nursing caregivers provide enormous amount of physical, psychological and physiological support to the patient, so that they can recover from the transplantation in a positive way. One Life with keen doctors and nursing care givers makes its patients recover faster and healthier in their own home environment in a cost effective way as compared to prolonged hospitalization.