An expert in his field, Professor Toby Coates is changing the lives of even more people living with type 1 diabetes by bringing a new pancreas transplant procedure to Adelaide.
Art therapy and creative expression are being used as a form of therapy for chronically ill patients and it’s already having positive effects on patients with end-stage kidney disease undergoing dialysis.
From the results of the MADE Study, the CNARTS (Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service) Clinical Research Group is hoping to create an informative video for people who have just been diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease.
Sadly, one in 10 Australians live with end-stage kidney disease and require weekly dialysis to survive, resulting in poor quality of life.
KTDRA proudly supported talented researcher Dr Sebastian Stead’s PhD project last year.
Working closely together for 10 years, two research groups from the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) are leading revolutionary research into type 1 diabetes, hoping to provide diabetics with a better quality of life.
Working with chronic kidney disease sufferers on a daily basis, dietitian Mr Anthony Meade is driven to help his patients have the best treatment experience they can informed by the latest nutritional research.
Receiving a grant in our KTDRA funding round last year, Nephrologist Dr Su Crail is leading a study spanning two states to determine the impact chronic kidney disease has on sufferers.
We were thrilled to be part of World Kidney Day celebrations at the Royal Adelaide Hospital recently! This wonderful event gave our generous donors and members of the public the chance to hear about lifesaving chronic kidney disease research projects underway in Adelaide.