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Kidney Health Australia

Kidney Health Australia’s mission is to improve kidney health outcomes which lead to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers.

As well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community, the biggest challenge remains for them to reach the two million Australians who do not know they have early kidney damage.

Kidney Health Australia’s health and medical team presents programs developed and tailored to the individual needs of our kidney community. This qualified team also aims to educate and support patients, their carers and families, health professionals and general public.

All booklets, brochures and fact sheets produced or endorsed by Kidney Health Australia’s health and medical team are evidence-based and give up to date information on a wide range of kidney related conditions, care and treatments.

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Last reviewed: November 2012

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Look out for these symptoms | Kidney Health Australia

Chronic kidney disease is called a silent disease' as there are often no warning signs.

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Peritoneal dialysis (home) | Kidney Health Australia

Currently, in Australia, nearly 25 per cent of people on dialysis are using peritoneal dialysis (PD). About 40 per cent of new patients choose peritoneal dialysis as their first treatment or while they are waiting for a transplant.

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Treatment for kidney disease | Kidney Health Australia

Treatment may vary depending on the stage and cause of your kidney disease. Understand the options for treatment as kidney disease progresses and how to decide on the most appropriate course of action.

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All About Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Kidney disease is called a ‘silent disease’ as there are often no warning signs.

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Carer support | Kidney Health Australia

Carersmay need help, and to be cared for too. Support for carers may be financial, personal, social, help at home, or opportunities for respite.Carer supportCarer Gateway, Department of Social Services- provides information about the services

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Transplant housing program | Kidney Health Australia

Kidney Transplant Houses We are dedicated to providing rural and regional kidney transplant patients with secure, comfortable quality accommodation where they can rest and recover from surgery or undergo dialysis training and educa

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Kids on dialysis | Kidney Health Australia

Children on dialysis are very special, and so are their carers. Chronic kidney disease can affect babies through to teenagers. There are specialised children dialysis units around Australia to provide support, training and care.Many children with ch

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Newly diagnosed | Kidney Health Australia

Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that arises from the cells of the kidney. Another name for kidney cancer is renal cell carcinoma. The most common type of kidney cancer is clear cell carcinoma.Kidney cancer is caused by changes in DNA in cells with

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Kidney Helpline | Kidney Health Australia

Need to talk? Call the Kidney Helpline to recieve information, support, referral and advice whether you're a patient, family member or health professional.

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Dialysis Unit Guide | Kidney Health Australia

Locate a dialysis unit with ourAustralian Dialysis Unit GuideThe Dialysis Unit Guidecan be used for referrals, when relocating, and to arrange short-term dialysis treatment across Australia. It also includes information on home dialysis

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