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.
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Sadly, one in 10 Australians live with end-stage kidney disease and require weekly dialysis to survive, resulting in poor quality of life.
Thank you to our incredible fundraising Champion Theonie Roussianos who raised an amazing $31,000 towards KTDRA! .
After raising close to $50,000 towards KTDRA at her inaugural aHUS Awareness Ball last year, Theonie Roussianos hosted a quiz night earlier this year at the Campbelltown City Soccer and Social Club, raising $6,600! .
It wasn’t difficult for passionate advocate Eleni to decide she would host a fundraiser to support KTDRA! Eleni is determined to help eliminate kidney disease and diabetes, holding a high tea fundraiser in June this year with her close friends, raising $1,500! .
Worldwide, up to 40 per cent of people die from a cardiovascular cause following a kidney transplant.
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.