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Eliminating kidney disease & diabetes

Kidney, Transplant & Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) is fundraising to support ground-breaking translational medical research that is helping to improve the lives of our family and friends suffering with kidney disease and diabetes.

Our aim is simple – to reduce and ultimately eliminate these chronic diseases in Australia and around the world.

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With the generous support of the community, we fight to advance vital research to eliminate kidney disease and diabetes.

As the fastest growing chronic health problem in this country, diabetes affects nearly 5% of the population, or about 1.2 million Australians. Chronic kidney disease is also on the rise, affecting 1 in 10 Australians.

But the research we fund is helping people live well with these conditions.

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Translating medical research into outcomes for patients as soon as possible.

We’re proud to support clinicians, scientists and students who continue to push the research boundaries in their fight to ultimately eliminate kidney disease and diabetes in Australia and around the world.

Together, we focus on translating science into clinical improvements and better quality of life for patients who suffer with these chronic and often disabling conditions.

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Community Stories

Kathy was fighting renal failure after the birth of twin girls

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CNARTS Database Project Managers Samantha Welke and Dr Richard Le Leu

New data system to improve care for renal patients

Improving quality of care and patient outcomes are the core objectives of a new database being set up for renal patients at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

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A ‘bright’ start to the day

Adelaide artist and KTDRA donor Raelene (Raels) Shearer likes to add a sparkle to her day by reciting Monty Pythonto ‘always look on the bright side of life.  

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High tea fundraiser a sell out!

It was all roses, tea, dainty sweets and champagne at a recent Vintage High Tea which raised funds for obstetric nephrology.  

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World-first research exploring post-operative care after kidney transplant

Determining how to best manage a patient 24 hours after a kidney transplant

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