Cardiovascular and metabolic complications after hematopoietic cell transplant

GeneralModerate exercise 150 minutes per week
Tobacco cessation counseling
Maintain a healthy weight
Eat a healthy diet
Diabetes mellitusScreen with hemoglobin A1c or fasting plasma glucose 3 months after transplant for patients at high risk (on corticosteroids)
Repeat every 6 months if elevated
DyslipidemiaCheck a fasting lipid panel 3 months after transplant
Repeat evaluation every 3 to 6 months for patients at high risk (on sirolimus, calcineurin inhibitors, or corticosteroids)
HypertensionCheck blood pressure at every visit at least annually for all patients, regardless of age or other risk factors
  • Based on information in references 1113.