You will need to have blood tests done on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings for several weeks. The Self Reporting Records section of this handbook is provided to track the results of your blood tests. As your pancreas-kidney function stabilizes, the frequency of blood tests will decrease.

Guideline of labs needed

Discharge to 1 month

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Months 2-3

Monday, Thursday

Months 4-6


Months 7-12

Every other Monday

After 1 year


After 1 ½ years

Every 3 months

After 2 years

Every 4 months


Every 6 months

Lab Results Recorder