Kidney Disease

Learn the definition of chronic kidney disease, and its risk factors and symptoms.


COVID-19 is significantly affecting people with kidney disease and their families.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is impacting people with kidney disease in so many complex ways. Those who are living with kidney disease or who have had a transplant are vulnerable and at greater risk as they have suppressed immune systems.


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Date: 25/06/2020

A major clinical trial run by the Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN) finds the drug allopurinol does not prevent worsening of kidney disease. 

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Date: 25/06/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported in December 2019. There is no need for alarm but people with kidney disease should be aware that, just like with the flu, they are at a higher risk of severe symptoms and complications from coronavirus.

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Date: 16/06/2020

We're pleased to announce Federal Government funding of over $700k to support world-first clinical guidelines to improve the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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